- United States
- Born: 1974
On March 25, 2001, while on a training exercise with the Army National Guard, I was standing between two Humvees when they hit. My body was crushed and I sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury and an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. I suffer from Dysautonomia and numerous other injuries and disabilities. I am paralyzed on my left lower extremity and partially paralyzed on my upper left and right lower extremities.
Following the accident, I spent 5 years going through numerous medical examinations, tests, procedures, surgeries, and failed rehabilitations. My health continued to decline and I was told I would sit in a chair on medication the rest of my life. Inspired by a local triathlon in 2006 and despite my physical conditions and disabilities, I decided to start training to complete a triathlon. The training for triathlons strengthened my body and helped reduce my pain. In 2007, I completed my 1st post-injury triathlon.
I am a stay at home father of 3. The youngest just turned 3 years old.
Latest Athlete Results
|2||10 Sep, 2023 - PTS4 Men - 01:38:29|
|6||17 Jul, 2022 - PTS4 Men - 01:19:32|
|5||01 Jan, 2021 - PTS4 Men - 01:15:33|
|8||09 Mar, 2019 - PTS4 Men - 01:15:18|
|3||24 Jun, 2018 - PTS4 Men - 01:14:23|
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Athlete Fact Sheet
|Para triathlon Class||PTS4|
|Para triathlon Subclass|
|Year of Birth||1974|
|World Triathlon Athlete ID||43854|