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Dennis Connors

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May 21, 1985


Beaverton, OR


Vineyard High School (Livermore, CA) '03 University of Phoenix, B.S. Business Management '12; University of Utah, M.S. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism

classification: T2

Served his country as a U.S. Marine for nine years... Sustained multiple traumatic brain injuries while serving three combat tours in Iraq, causing Ataxia... Stroke in 2020 reduced mobility in Connors' left side... Found Para-cycling through fellow veteran and U.S. team member Shawn Morelli, who encouraged him to try the sport... Also has represented his country as a member of the U.S. Paraclimbing team... Hobbies include rock climbing, skiing and cooking... Has two children, Kenadie and Soren, with wife Krista... Won a Paraclimbing national championship in 2022...
  • Most Recent – 2023 - Gold (road race), 5th (time trial)
  • Years of Participation: 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Medals – 3 (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
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