Requiring a blend of wit and skill, boccia is a Paralympic sport that's as challenging as it is popular - and for Paralympian and New Zealand master Greig Jackson, it's taken him to championships all over the world.

On the wall of his Palmerston North home, a bronze medal from last year's Chinese Taipei Regional Open in Taiwan is testament to his skill.

That was where Jackson became the first person to win an individual boccia medal for New Zealand, having dominated the sport nationally for the past 19 years and representing New Zealand at the Athens 2004 and Beijing

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