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Clarence 'CJ' McCarthy Grogan

Clarence 'CJ' McCarthy-Grogan

Sportsperson of the Year

CJ McCarthy-Grogan is a Yanyuwa, Garrawa, Kuku-Yalanji man from Darwin where his passion for wheelchair basketball has made him legendary.

CJ made his official Australian debut at the Tokyo Invitational Tournament in September 2019 and, since then, has become only the second Aboriginal person to represent Australia in the history of wheelchair basketball.

He is currently studying Public Health at the University of Texas Arlington, in the United States, and at the time of writing was training for the 2021 Australian Tokyo Paralympics team.

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