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Ryley Batt

Explore Ryley's story below

SPORT

Rugby

BORN

22 May 1989

HOMETOWN

Port Macquarie, NSW

LIVES IN

King Creek, NSW

PARALYMPIC GAMES

2004, 2008, 2012, 2016

VEHICLE

LandCruiser 200

Ryley’s paralympic Journey



For 12 years, Ryley avoided using a wheelchair – opting instead for a skateboard – to feel more comfortable with his peers at school.


But luckily, thanks to a timely visit from two-time Paralympian Brad Dubberley, Ryley was inspired to pursue a career in Paralympic sport.

Today, he is a once-in-a-generation athlete.

Ryley made his Paralympic debut as the youngest wheelchair rugby player in the world to compete at the Paralympic Games. He went on to compete at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games before leading the Australian wheelchair rugby team - the Steelers - to their first gold medal in the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

After helping win the Steelers’ first world title in 2014, Ryley made history as a member of the first wheelchair rugby team to win consecutive London 2012 Paralympic gold medals and a World Championship title over a four-year period.

Ryley will be heading to Tokyo 2020 - his fifth Paralympic Games - as co-captain of the Australian Paralympic Rugby Team.


Ryley has had two team training camps – in between flood lock-ins and Covid lockdowns – with training intensity now increasing as the Games approach.


Ryley’s LandCruiser 200

Smooth upgrades

“I love how easy it is to tow my caravan or boat with my LandCruiser whenever my family and I go on our camping trips.”

Ryley Batt
Ryley Batt
Ryley Batt
Ryley Batt

Tough performance

“My best memory from being on the road would have to be from 2014 when our family roughed it across the middle of the Simpson desert in my 1992 Toyota LandCruiser!”

music

Ryley’s ultimate driving song

“Anything”
Luke Combs

LandCruiser 200

The award-winning LandCruiser 200 is crafted to be rugged in purpose yet refined in intent. Whether on the road, crawling through muddy rivers, or battling the bush, the LandCruiser 200 has been seriously engineered to handle harder terrain. It works hard to maintain its reputation as ‘King off the Road’.

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LandCruiser 200 Highlights

200 kW

Power

9.5 L/100km[G1]

Combined fuel consumption

138 L

Fuel tank capacity

LandCruiser 200
LandCruiser 200

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