Gold at the 2016 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championship (Pursuit) in Italy.

MEN'S PARA CYCLING - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

HEIGHT & WEIGHT: 5'9 / 160

PARALYMPIC QUALIFICATION: MC3

DATE OF BIRTH: 11/12/1968 (47)

HOMETOWN & TRAINING RESIDENCE:   Aurora, IL

DISCIPLINE: Paralympic Cycling (Rio 2016) 

# OF YEARS ON THE US NATIONAL TEAM: US Paralympic Cycling since 2009 

PARALYMPIC EXPERIENCE & MEDALS:  

  • 2012 LONDON - GOLD (Individual pursuit), SILVER (individual time trial), BRONZE (team sprints)

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS: 

  •  2016 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championship Gold Medalist - 3k Pursuit 
  •  2016 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championship Gold Medalist - 1k Time Trial
  •  2015 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championship Gold Medalist - 1k Time Trial
  •  2015 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championship Gold Medalist - 3k Pursuit
  •  2015 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championship Silver Medalist - Scratch

U.S. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS: 

  •   2015 USAC Time Trial National Championship  
  •   2015 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - Individual Pursuit
  •   2015 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - Time Trial
  •   2015 Track Nationals Silver Medalist - Team Sprint
  •   2015 Track Nationals Bronze Medalist - Scratch Race
  •   2014 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - Individual Pursuit
  •   2014 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - Time Trial
  •   2013 Road Nationals Gold Medalist - Criterium
  •   2013 Road Nationals Gold Medalist - Road Race
  •   2013 Road Nationals Bronze Medalist - Time Trial
  •   2012 Road Nationals Gold Medalist - Time Trial
  •   2012 Road Nationals Gold Medalist - Criterium
  •   2011 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - 4k Individual Pursuit
  •   2011 Track Nationals Bronze Medalist - Time Trial
  •   2011 Road Nationals Silver Medalist - Time Trial
  •   2011 Road Nationals Silver Medalist - Criterium
  •   2011 Road Nationals Bronze Medalist - Road Race
  •   2010 Road Nationals Silver Medalist - Criterium 

UCI WORLD CUP SEASON MEDALS: 

  •   2014 Gold Medalist (Los Angeles) - 3km Pursuit
  •   2013 Gold Medalist (Matane) - Time Trial
  •   2013 Silver Medalist (Merano) - Time Trial
  •   2012 Gold Medalist (Baie Comeau) - Road Race
  •   2012 Gold Medalist (Cantimplaos) - Time Trial
  •   2012 Gold Medalist (Segovia) - Time Trial

UCI WORLD CUP FINAL MEDALS: 

UCI WORLD CUP SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS:  

  •  2015 Para-Cycling UCI Track Ranking - #1 
  •  2014 Para-Cycling UCI Track Ranking - #3
  •  2012 Para-Cycling World Cup Overall Gold (C3)
  •  2012 Para-Cycling UCI Road Ranking - #2

PARA PAN AMERICAN GAMES EXPERIENCE & MEDALS: 2015 TORONTO - GOLD (Men's Road Race), (Men's individual Pursuit) & (Men's 1km time trial) // SILVER (Mixed Time Trials)

USOC PARALYMPIC ATHLETE OF THE MONTH / YEAR AWARDS:

  • 2016 Team USA Award Male Athlete of the Month - April 
  • 2015 Team USA Awards Male Paralympian of the Year 

EQUIPMENT USED IN COMPETITION:  

ENDORSEMENTS:  KT Tape // Unnamed financial partner

SOCIAL MEDIA: Lefty68USA - Twitter & Instagram 

FAMILY:  Wife - Jill / Daughters - Gwen, Tatum & Sydney

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS:  

  • 2016 ESPYS Nominee - Best Male Athlete with a Disability
  • 2015 ESPYS Nominee - Best Male Athlete with a Disability