Name: Daryl Walker
Sport: Goalball
Discipline(s): Goalball
Classification: B3
Height: 5-11
Weight: 208
DOB: 12/29/1981
Birthplace: Hoboken, N.J.
Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.
High School: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (St. Augustine, Fla.) '01
College: Florida Community College '07, BYU-Idaho
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2008, 2016)
  • Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, 4th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – bronze
  • Years of Participation: 2006, 2014
  • Medals: 2 (2 bronze)
  • Brozne: 2006; 2014
Other Career Highlights
  • Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games, silver
Personal: Son of Byrd Walker and Carmela Allen…Born with albinism…Introduced to the sport of goalball at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind in the spring of 1996…After the Paralympic Games, he would like to finish his Bachelor’s degree in Marriage and Family Studies…Hobbies include reading, writing, attending and studying scripture from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and other church activities, meeting new people, spending time with family and friends, and watching a good movie or television series…Hopes to one day become a goalball coach and teach others what he has been given.