Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S7, SB6, SM7
Further personal information
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in Para swimming in 2015.
Why this sport?
"My shoulders do get sore sometimes, but once I'm in the water I feel free. I can't really run or jump. Sometimes it's hard to walk. In the water I have more movement. In the water, I'm like everybody else."
Hero / Idol
US Para swimmer Jessica Long. (disabledsportsusa.org, 01 Mar 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If I can do it, anyone else can do it." (katv.com, 13 Jun 2016)
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (disabledsportsusa.org, 20 Sep 2018)
As a baby she had her right leg amputated above the knee and her left leg amputated below the knee. (teamusa.org, 07 Aug 2018; katv.com, 13 Jun 2016)
|Women's 100 m Freestyle S8||Final 1||2017-12-03||3|
|Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6||Final 1||2017-12-03||2|
|Women's 100 m Backstroke S8||Final 1||2017-12-05||2|
|Women's 400 m Freestyle S8||Final 1||2017-12-06||2|
|Women's 50 m Freestyle S8||Final 1||2017-12-07||2|
|Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM8||Final 1||2017-12-07||2|