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Team(s): Paratriathlon

Website: http://www.alwaystri.com/

Hometown: Huntington, N.Y.
Resides: Mission Viejo, Calif.
College: The George Washington University (undergrad), University of Southern California (graduate)
Height: 5-0
Weight: 100

2013 Highlights: Placed third in the TRI-2 category at the San Diego ITU Paratriathlon International Event on April 20 • Finished fourth in the TRI-2 category at the USA Paratriathlon National Championships on July 4 • Placed third at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London in the TRI-2 category on September11

Triathlon Career:
Member of the 2011 USA Paratriathlon National Team • Silver medalist at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Beijing, China • Part of a U.S. sweep of the TRI-2 podium • TRI-2 winner at the elite paratriathlon event held in conjunction with the London ITU World Championship Series event on Aug. 7. 

Athletic background: Began her career as a runner racing on the U.S. Disabled Track tream for seven years including the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona • After five marathons, picked up the sport of triathlon • She is the first woman on an artificial leg to complete the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii (2005) • She has raced in over 40 triathlons, including the ITU world championships in 2003 & 2007.
She is the first amputee to compete on the CBS reality show, the "Amazing Race" • Authored her first book, "In a Single Bound" in the fall of 2009 on Globe Pequot Press.
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