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Ryan Pinney

Olympian ; Paralympian 2021

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Pheonix, AZ


Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, Ariz.)

classification: H3

Served as an inflight refueler in the U.S. Air Force and the Arizona National Guard for 14 years...Credits his wife and daughter as his motivation to keep going every day...Notes his fantastic support system of family and friends as helping him achieve his goals...Has three dogs...Hopes his handcycling shows his daughter that when you have a dream, there is no option but to keep going

  • Parapan American Games Santiago 2023 - Road - gold (time trial)
  • One-time Paralympian (2020), One-time Paralympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze (mixed team relay), 4th (road race), 6th (time trial)
  • Most recent: 2023 - Road - silver (time trial), 4th (road race)
  • Years of Participation: Road – 2019, 2023
  • Medals: 1 (silver)
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