Original hometown: Chattanooga, TN
Current hometown: Chattanooga, TN
Employer: Student at The Trousdale School, work at the YMCA
Position/title: Adventure Center staff
Veteran status and Branch of service: N/A
Any military/veteran connection or are you riding in honor of a military member/veteran?
JR: Lt. Zachary Cavitt, USN, Ret. (my brother in law)
How long have you been physically challenged?
JR: I have Down Syndrome
Mode of ambulation? (wheelchair, cane/crutches, prosthetic) N/A
Paralympic or other medals for cycling, etc.
JR: Many Special Olympic Medals in swimming, alpine skiing, golf, basketball, flag football, bocce, track and field and volleyball.
Personal reason for making the ride?
JR: I love riding with my dad and my brother in law is the best.
Message to others with physical challenges about the benefits of participation in Adaptive Sports.
JR: I have met many new friends through competition and adaptive sports. It keeps me fit and is very important in my life.