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Jennifer Schuble

Cycling

Schuble
  • 2012
  • 2008
Name: Jennifer Schuble
Sport: Para Cycling
Classification: WC5
Current Residence: Birmingham, Ala.

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games - silver (individual time trial), bronze (team sprints), 5th (pursuit, road race), 6th (road time trial)
  • 2008 Paralympic Games - gold (500m time trial), silver (time trial, pursuit)
Career Highlights:
  • 2013: Newport International Cup, 2nd (3km pursuit)

  • 2012: UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championship, 3rd (time trial), 4th (pursuit, team sprint), 5th (scratch race); USA Cycling Juniors U23 Elite Road Nationals, 2nd (criterium), 3rd (road race, time trial)

  • 2011: Parapan American Games, 1st (500m time trial, pursuit); UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships, 3rd (500m time trial, 3km pursuit); USA Cycling Elite Track Nationals, 1st (time trial), 2nd (individual pursuit)

  • 2010: UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championship, 5th (road race); UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup – Paracyclisme route, 1st (road race, time trial)

  • 2009: UCI Para-cycling Track World Championship, 1st (500m time trial, 3km pursuit), 2nd (team sprint); UCI Paralympic Track World Cup, 1st (500m time trial, team sprint); UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championship, 1st (road race)

  • 2008: Paralympic Games, Paralympic/World record 500m time trial, 3km pursuit
  • 2007: IPC Cycling World Championship, 1st (road race, time trial), 2nd (pursuit)

Personal:
Jennifer Schuble has been a talented athlete throughout her life. She was a two-time state champion in soccer and a varsity track runner in high school. While attending the United States Military Academy at West Point to become a commissions officer, Schuble was a varsity athlete in three separate sports. One day during hand-to-hand combat class at West Point, Schuble sustained a traumatic brain injury. She sustained an additional TBI later in a car wreck, and in 2004, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. 

Those challenges only fueled Schuble’s drive. After discovering Paralympic cycling, she had won her first world championship titles by 2007. Since then, Schuble has earned three additional world championship titles and five Paralympic medals from the 2008 and 2012 Games. 

Schuble holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in production operations research from the University of Alabama and currently works full-time at Mercedes-Benz. She is an avid triathlete and enjoys spending time with her two English bulldogs.

Learn more: 
U.S. Para Cycling



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