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PRICE Bryan
Sport Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC United States   
GenderMen
Age40
Height1.86 m
Weight 64 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW11.5
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Siqi, daughter Ashlynn
Residence
Belton, MO, USA
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para Nordic skiing at age 32 in Casper, WY, United States of America.
Why this sport?
He was recruited to biathlon by coach Rob Rosser while attending a wheelchair sports event in Florida, United States of America. He was also attracted by the difficulty of the sport.
Club / Team
Casper Mountain Biathlon Club: United States
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
United States
General Interest
Hobbies
Basketball, softball, hunting, scuba diving, woodworking. (teamusa.org, 07 Mar 2018; Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Most influential person in career
His wife Siqi. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
US distance runner Steve Prefontaine. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Injuries
He was troubled by a back injury for three months in 2015. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Love the pain and go deep." (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Impairment
While serving with the US Army in Iraq in 2006 he was involved in a roadside bomb attack while on a routine patrol, resulting in a broken back. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016; nationalguard.mil, 15 Jan 2015)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as a board member for the Casper Mountain Biathlon Club in Wyoming, United States of America. (caspermountainbiathlonclub.org, 2018)

ARMY CAREER
He is a retired staff sergeant, having served in the US Army from 2000 to 2007. (wyomilitary.wyo.gov, 05 Oct 2017; teamusa.org, 10 Feb 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
20 2018 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 30:05.0
16 2018 12.5km Middle - Sitting 1:04:31.9
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
19 2014 15km - Sitting 53:56.6 
9 2014 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 29:58.3
26 2018 7.5km - Sitting 29:00.9
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
16 2014/2015 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 26:45.5
16 2014/2015 12.5km Middle - Sitting 50:26.6
12 2014/2015 15km Individual - Sitting 55:06.0
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
11 2014/2015 15km - Sitting 53:19.8
17 2014/2015 1km Sprint - Sitting  
15 2014/2015 10km - Sitting 32:06.2