Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: United States
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in Para athletics in 2014.
Awards and honours
In 2017 she was named a US Paralympics Track and Field High School All-American for the 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m. (teamusa.org, 16 Oct 2017)
She has played wheelchair basketball for the Denver Rolling Nuggets and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the United States of America. She has also competed in mono-skiing at national level. (teamusa.org, 31 Jul 2017; gazette.com, 06 May 2016)
Her mother Michelle Farrell [nee Dusserre] competed for the United States of America in artistic gymnastics. She won a silver medal in the team all-round event at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Her father Matt Farrell has worked as a chief marketing officer for USA Swimming. (teamusa.org, 31 Jul 2017; sportsdeskonline, 28 Oct 2017)
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (teamusa.org, 31 Jul 2017)
She was born with spina bifida. (teamusa.org, 31 Jul 2017)