An inspirational swimmer known as Cooroy’s “Super Fish”, Clinton has been a world champion across a range of events including his favourite event the 1500 metres freestyle.
Clinton has represented Australia seven times — New Zealand (2001), South Africa (2004), Ireland (2006), Taiwan (2007), Portugal (2008), Taiwan (2010) and Italy (2012). He has broken 79 Down syndrome world records. Clinton was also an Australian of the Year 2013 Queensland Award Finalist and has received an Outstanding Lifesaving Award. Clinton has won 13 Gold, 7 Silver and 10 Bronze International Medals.