Allison Jones

Cycling

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Name: Allison Jones
Sport: Cycling
Discipline(s): Road Cycling, Track Cycling
Event(s): Time Trial, Road Race, Pursuit
Classification: WC2
Height: 5-4
Weight: 120
DOB: 5/12/1984
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Middle Park High School (Granby, Colo.) ‘02
College: University of Denver ‘07, Mechanical Engineering
Coach(es): Michael Creed
Paralympic Experience
  • Eight-time Paralympian (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016); Eight-time Paralympic medalist (2 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze)
  • Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, bronze (downhill), 4th (super-G, super combined and giant slalom)
  • London 2012 Paralympic Games, gold (road time trial), bronze (road race and track pursuit)
  • Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, 5th (slalom and super combined), 6th (downhill), 9th (super-G and giant slalom)
  • Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, silver (road time trial)
  • Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games, gold (slalom)
  • Athens 2004 Paralympic Games, 4th (track time trial), 6th (road time trial)
  • Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games, silver (super-G and giant slalom)
  • At the London 2012 Games, her gold medal in the individual time trial (road cycling) made her just the second American woman to earn gold medals at both the summer and winter Paralympic Games, joining Paralympic skier and wheelchair basketball player Alana Nichols.
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2016 – Track – 4th (time trial), 5th (scratch), 5th (pursuit)
  • Years of Participation: Track – 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016; Road – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Medals: 20 (9 gold, 4 silver, 7 bronze)
  • Gold – 2010 (road race, road time trial), 2011 (road race, road time trial, track pusuit), 2013 (road race, road time trial), 2014 (road race, road time trial)
  • Silver – 2009 (road race, road time trial), 2014 (track time trial), 2015 (road time trial)
  • Bronze – 2011 (track time trial), 2012 (track pursuit, track time trial), 2014 (track pursuit), 2015 (road race, track pursuit, track time trial)
Personal: Jones is a Paralympian in both cycling and alpine skiing. She was born without her right femur and is missing her right leg above the knee. Her first Paralympic Games experience came at the 2002 Paralympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City in alpine skiing. She went on to compete in track cycling at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games, and since then has competed in the 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012, 2014 Games in either cycling or alpine skiing. ...Married Sara Jarrell in 2014…Has one sister, Haley…Has one dog, Rammer, two cats, Miles and Davis, and three chickens, Hedwig, RuPaul and Beetle Juice…She started skiing and riding a bike when she was 5 years old…Hobbies include mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, rock climbing, camping and building Lego sets… Awarded Denver University’s highest honor for undergraduates, the “Pioneer Award”...Collects Coca-Cola bottles from around the world and is a self-proclaimed fan of packing and unpacking her bags for all of her skiing and cycling trips.

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