Name: Mark Barr
Birthdate: August 24, 1986
Birthplace: Woodland, Calif.
Hometown: Davis, Calif.
Current Residence: Houston, Texas
High School: Davis Senior High School
College: California Polytechnic State University, Nutrition Science
2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships silver medalist
2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Paratriathlon Event silver medalist
Two-time CAMTRI Paratriathlon American Champion
2015 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event Champion
2013 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships bronze medalist
4th, ITU Paratriathlon World Championships (2015, 2014)
Two-time Paralympian, swimming (2008, 2004)
Parents are Brad and Cindie Barr • Married to Chelsea Barr • Siblings are Paul and Todd • Is a registered nurse in the trauma surgical ICU, spending three days each week working 12-hours straight • Favorite professional sports teams are the San Francisco Giants and 49ers • Swam collegiately with Cal Poly from 2004-08 • Lost his right leg to a bone cancer diagnosis in his teens • Favorite all-time Olympic moment is the 2008 4x100 freestyle relay, when the U.S. men came from behind on the final 100 meters in the pool to beat France in a sprint finish