Athlete Year of Birth: 1986
Athlete Place of Birth: Troy, MI
Athlete Height: 178cm
Athlete Lives: Utah United States
WTS Ranking: No Ranking
ITU Points List:: No Ranking
PT4 IPC: T46, F46
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital - Genetic
He was born without a left hand.
Start of sporting career
He began the sport in 2013.
Reason for taking up this sport
He was interested in the sport and thought his running style would be well suited for competing in para-triathlon.
To compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Most memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.
Sporting philosophy / motto
“I love pushing myself as hard as I can and then trying to push some more.”
As well as studying a PhD in sports psychology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT, United States, he has a degree in physical education and sports administration from Eastern Washington University in Cheney, WA. Also, he has a degree in mathematics and secondary education from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI.
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Athlete Other Sports: He competed in the T46 marathon at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.
Athlete Education: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Athlete Hobbies: Travelling, watching movies, reading, eating.
Athlete Children: Wife Amy