Ezra Frech sits by the track in Los Angeles, California
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Ezra Frech

Paralympian 2020

Ezra Frech poses on the track in Los Angeles, California
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Athlete Bio

Ezra Frech sits by the track in Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, CA

classification: T63

  • Since Ezra Frech was 4years old, he’s been an advocate for persons with disabilities
  • Born with congenital limb differences, he is missing his left knee and left fibula, and fingers on his left hand

  • He later had surgery to remove the lower, non-functioning part of his left leg and to transplant a toe from the amputated foot to his left hand

  • At 11 months, he received his first prosthetic leg and has been involved in sports ever since

  • Growing up, he played basketball, baseball, soccer, flag football, skateboarding, karate, surfing and track and field

  • His passion for sports ultimately led him to create Angel City Sports and the Angel City Games, an annual, multi-sport competition for children, adults, wounded warriors, and elite athletes with disabilities

  • In addition to his athletic endeavors, he serves as a motivational speaker and ambassador for adaptive sports

  • Son of Clayton Frech and Bahar Soomekh

  • He has two younger brothers, Gabriel and Elijah. Appeared on the Ellen Show

  • His mom is an actress and has had roles in Saw III, Mission: Impossible III and the Academy Award-winning movie for Best Picture, Crash

  • Member of LA84’s Student Athletes in Motion, an advisory board of students ages 11 to 17 who represent LA84’s commitment to both sports and civic engagement as essential parts of positive identity development

Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian
    • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, 5th (high jump), 8th (long jump)
  • Most Recent: 2023 gold (high jump), 4th (long jump), 6th (100-meter)
  • Years of participation: 2019, 2023
  • Medals: 1 (1 gold)
    • Gold – 2023 (high jump)

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