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WAGNER Jeremy
Sport Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC United States   
GenderMen
Age40
Place of BirthHonolulu, HI, USA
Height1.80 m
Weight 59 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW11.5
Further Personal Information
Residence
United States
Languages
Creole, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Colorado, United States of America.
Why this sport?
"Someone asked me if I was interested punishing myself for an extended period of time."
Name of coach
BethAnn Chamberlain, USA
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
United States
General Interest
Hobbies
Welding, car mechanics, cooking, outrigger canoeing, playing the ukulele, supporting the sports teams at the University of Hawaii in the United States of America. (teamusa.org, 07 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
"Being a part of the first all adaptive outrigger canoe crew to cross the Kaiwi Channel [in Hawaii, United States of America]." (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Hawaiian swimmer Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaiian lifeguard and surfer Eddie Aikau. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Other sports
He competes in both Para cross-country skiing and Para biathlon, and took part in the Para alpine skiing competition at the 2010 National Veterans Wheelchair Games. (teamusa.org, 07 Mar 2018; paralympic.org, 2016)
Impairment
He injured his spinal cord in a motorcycle accident. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Other information
MILITARY SERVICE
He served in Iraq as part of the US Army Reserve, where he was an engineer. (denverpost.com, 31 Jan 2012; thedenverchannel.com, 17 Mar 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
18 2014 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 26:16.1
16 2014 12.5km Middle - Sitting 42:06.9
18 2014 15km Individual - Sitting 50:55.1
19 2018 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 29:43.8
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
Qualification 2014 1km Sprint - Sitting 2:26.75
22 2014 10km - Sitting 36:46.7
Qualification 2018 Sprint - Sitting 3:39.46
30 2018 7.5km - Sitting 31:31.7
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
27 2012/2013 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 36:31.6
19 2012/2013 12.5km Middle - Sitting 45:32.2
21 2012/2013 15km Individual - Sitting 52:41.6
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
21 2012/2013 1km Sprint - Sitting  
21 2012/2013 15km - Sitting 48:15.2
25 2012/2013 10km - Sitting 29:12.6