'It’s hard to believe I was on a disability pension': Dylan Alcott reflects ...

He's the world No. 2 in wheelchair tennis and counts Prince Harry among his celebrity friends.

And on Thursday, Dylan Alcott reflected on his incredible achievements during an interview with WHO's Sexiest People Issue. 

'It's unbelievable to think three years ago I was on a disability pension,' he said. 

'It's hard to believe three years ago I was on a disability pension': Wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott has spoken about how he overcame adversity to become a national hero

'It's hard to believe three years ago I was on a disability pension': Wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott has spoken about how he overcame adversity to become a national hero

He added: 'More people need to be proud of their disability instead of shying away from it, because as soon as I became proud of it, I started dating, I started playing sport, everything happened.' 

The 27-year-old athlete explained that, in addition to his media commitments, charity work and sporting career, he has big plans to move to America.

'I want to be a big mainstay in the media and want to do more acting,' he said. 'I'd also love my own talk show or radio show in the US.' 

Inspirational: 'It's unbelievable to think three years ago I was on a disability pension,' he told WHO's Sexiest People Issue on Thursday

Inspirational: 'It's unbelievable to think three years ago I was on a disability pension,' he told WHO's Sexiest People Issue on Thursday

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