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Calahan Young

Paralympian 2020

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Irwin, PA


George Mason University ’21

classification: B2

Son of Kathy and Michael. Has two siblings, Khegan and Saige. Has retinitis pigmentosa, which causes substantial peripheral vision loss, night blindness, and color blindness. Was first introduced to goalball in middle school when a goalball team showcased the sport during a school program. Hobbies include playing and watching sports, watching movies, spending time with family and friends, traveling and attending concerts and music festivals. Played football for four years. He is also a recreational therapist.

  • One-time Paralympian (2020)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, 4th
  • Most recent: 2018 – 5th
  • Years of Participation: 2018
  • Top Finish: 5th – 2018


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