A Three time Paralympic swimmer and track athlete, Rudy is also a motivational speaker championing the message that “A Brave Heart is a Powerful Weapon”.
Rudy believes his lack of legs is a gift. 2004 saw a 16-year-old Rudy come home with a gold medal in the 200 meter individual medley, leaving only his name as the world record holder for his SM7 class. A spokesperson for Challenged Athletes Foundation, Rudy has helped countless adaptive athletes find themselves through sport and opened their door to greatness.
Major race milestones: Ironman Arizona, 5x Paralympic Medalist 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze