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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB6, SM6

Further personal information

Residence
La Jolla, CA, USA
Occupation
Coach, Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Marine Biology - University of California, San Diego: United States

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2005 at age nine with the Team Vortex swimming team in Fort Collins, CO, United States of America.
Why this sport?
"I loved to be in the water, so some of my friends and I decided to try out for the swim team."
Club / Team
UC San Diego Tritons: United States
Name of coach
Corrie Falcon [club]

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
United States
Location
United States

General interest

Nicknames
Ry Pie (Athlete, 30 Oct 2011)
Hobbies
Camping, reading, hiking, eating sushi. (teamusa.org, 28 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her first coach Jackie Charlesworth Stiff. (coloradoan.com, 01 May 2013; Athlete, 30 Oct 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them." [William Shakespeare] (Athlete, 30 Oct 2011)
Awards and honours
She was named as the 2015 Challenged Athlete of the Year by the San Diego Hall of Champions in California, United States of America. (ucsdtritons.com, 15 Jan 2016)

She was named the 2009 Swimmer with an Impairment of the Year by Colorado Swimming in the United States of America. (Athlete, 30 Oct 2011)
Famous relatives
Her uncle Mark Berkner competed in rowing at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. (Athlete, 30 Oct 2011)
Impairment
She was born with achondroplasia and is a person of short stature. (coloradoan.com, 05 Jul 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works as a swimming instructor at the Santaluz Club in San Diego, CA, United States of America. (Facebook profile, 26 Apr 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S6 Final 1 2013-08-12 7
Women's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2013-08-12 8
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Heat 2 2013-08-13 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Final 1 2013-08-13 7
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 1 2013-08-15 7
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Final 1 2013-08-15 9999
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20pts Final 1 2013-08-16 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 2013-08-17 9
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Final 1 2013-08-17 8
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heat 2 2016-09-08 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 1 2016-09-12 5
Women's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 2016-09-13 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Final Round 2016-09-15 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Heat 1 2016-09-15 3