Service: Colonel, United States Army

Challenge: Paraplegia

Bio: On July, 19 2007 while serving the 4th Stryker Brigade Stryker Battalion in, Iraq, Danny’s Stryker armored vehicle was struck by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) the blast from which paralyzed him from the waist down.  Soon after being evacuated to the U.S., with his wife Megan by his side, Danny began working on his recovery.

Danny was introduced to CAF in 2011.  An avid skier from the Great Northwest, Danny applied for and received a mono-ski from CAF Operation Rebound.  Danny is active in skiing, chair racing, handcycling and triathlon.  This is his first IM 70.3 Oceanside.

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