Seth McBride


Name: Seth McBride
Sport: Wheelchair Rugby
Classification: 2.0
Height: 6-0
Weight: 155
DOB: 2/26/1983
Birthplace: Seattle, Wash.
Hometown: Juneau, Alaska
High School: Juneau-Douglas High School (Juneau, Alaska) ‘01
College: University of Oregon '06, International Studies and Political Science; Portland State University '12, MFA: Non-Fiction Writing
Paralympic Experience
  • Three-time Paralympian (2008, 2012, 2016)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, bronze
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2010 – bronze
  • Years of participation: 2006, 2010
  • Medals: 2 (gold)
  • Gold – 2006, 2010
Personal: In 2001, the same year he graduated high school, McBride got into a skiing accident which left him paralyzed and with two broken vertebrates in his neck....Son of Ken and Mary McBride...Has one sister, Jessica...Rode his handcycle to the tip of South America…Enjoys mountain biking, camping, playing the harmonica, traveling… Spent three months living in El Salvador teaching English to local residents.

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