Scott Winkler

Paralympics

Winkler
  • 2008
  • 2012

Name: Scott Winkler
Sport: Track and Field
Event: Shot Put
Current Residence: Augusta, Ga.

Paralympic Experience:

  • 2008 Paralympic Games - fifth place (shot put)
  • 2012 Paralympic Games  

Career Highlights:

  • 2011 Parapan American Games, gold medal (shot put), bronze medal (discus)
  • 2011 IPC World Championship competitor
  • 2010 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, gold medal (discus, shot put)
  • 2008 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, gold medal (shot put)
  • 2007 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, gold medal (shot put)

Facts: Winkler joined the U.S. Army a few years after high school and became a service technician... in 2003, he fell off an ammo truck in Tikrit, Iraq, resulting in paralysis... discovered discus and shot put at the 2006 USOC Paralympic Military Sports Camp.

Learn more: 
US Para Track and Field