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Brian Reynolds

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T62

Further personal information

Languages
English
Higher education
Health Studies - Benedictine University: Lisle, IL, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up running in November 2013 and competed in his first marathon in January 2014.
Why this sport?
He began hiking with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in United States of America. "Though I always dreamed of running, I never thought it possible. Originally, I started out as a hiker. When the hiking became intense, I figured if I could do this, why not try and run."

General interest

Other sports
In 2013 he hiked to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in United Republic of Tanzania. (climbforsight.org, 16 Oct 2013)
Impairment
At age four he had both of his legs amputated below the knee because of complications after contracting meningitis. (njtvonline.org, 15 Sep 2014; climbforsight.org, 16 Oct 2013)