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Team(s): Paratriathlon

Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
Resides: Portland, Ore.
College: University of Portland
Height: 5-11
Weight: 156
Birthdate: 2/1/1981 (33)
Birthplace: Bellevue, Wash.

Triathlon Career: Member of the 2011 USA Paratriathlon National Team • Finished eighth in the TRI-4 category at the 2011 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Beijing, China, on Sept. 9 • Winner of the TRI-4 national title at the 2011 Accenture USA Paratriathlon National Championship in New York City on Aug. 7 • TRI-4 winner of the paratriathlon event held alongside the ITU World Championship Series event in Madrid • Placed second in the TRI-4 category at the 2010 Accenture USA Paratriathlon National Championship and was seventh at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championship • Winner of the TRI-4 category at the 2009 Accenture USA Paratriathlon National Championship • Finished eighth at the 2009 ITU Paratriathlon World Championship • Placed first at the 2006 Escape from the Gorge Triathlon as an age group athlete.

Athletic Background: Rowed crew in college for the University of Portland from 2000-04.
Began participating in triathlon before a skiing accident paralyzed his arm • Needed a sport to keep balanced and healthy following the accident and stuck with triathlon • Wanted to prove to himself and others that he could still be competitive and fast even with his disability.