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Team(s): Paratriathlon National Team
Hometown: Jersey City, N.J.
Resides: Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
College: Inter American University, Puerto Rico
Birthdate: 11/29/1980 (34)
Birthplace: Englewood, N.J.
2014 Highlights: Magog ITU World Paratriathlon Event PT1 champion • Finished third at the Chicago ITU World Paratriathlon Event PT1 • Dallas PATCO Triathlon Pan American Championships PT1 runner-up • Placed third Besancon ITU World Paratriathlon Event PT1 champion
Career Highlights: San Diego ITU Paratriathlon International Event TRI-1 champion • TRI-1 runner-up at the USA Paratriathlon National Championships • Placed sixth in the TRI-1 category at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London
• Member of the 2012 USA Paratriathlon National Team • Earned the TRI-1 bronze medal at the 2012 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Auckland • Two-time TRI-1 national champion, winning the USA Paratriathlon National Championship title in 2011 and 2012 • Placed fifth at the 2011 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Beijing in the TRI-1 category • Finished third in the TRI-1 category at the 2011 Ironman World Championships.
Athletic Background: Racing mountain bikes, surfing and sailing.
Personal: Parents are Terry and Pam • Has two dogs, Big Red and Lady • Proud of becoming an Ironman athlete after being paralyzed from a gun shot in a robbery at age 19.