Name: Sam Kavanagh
Sport: Para Cycling
Event: Track
Current Residence: Castle Rock, CO
College: Montana State College

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games, bronze (team sprints), 7th (time trial, pursuit)
Career Highlights:
  • 2011: U.S. Team member - UCI Para cycling Track World Championships, Montichiari, Italy
  • 2010: UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships, 6th (time trial)
  • 2009: UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championships, 5th (individual pursuit)
  • 2009: U.S. Paralympic Nationals, silver (pursuit), bronze (time trial)
  • 2009: UCI World Championships, 4th (team pursuit), 5th (time trial, individual pursuit)
  • 2008: U.S. Paralympic Nationals, gold (pursuit), silver (time trial), 5th (road time trial)
  • 2006: US Paralympic Nationals , 4th (time trial) 5th (road time trial) 
  • 2006: IPC World Championships, 7th (team pursuit), 9th (time trial, road time trial) 

Fun Facts: When he’s not competing, Kavanagh enjoys telemark skiing and backpacking in the mountains. He also has a passion for music where he competed at music competitions and had a scholarship to sing for the Montana State College of Music while he was completing a engineering degree.


Learn more: 
US Paracycling