Hometown:: West Monroe, La
Birth Date: Mar 16, 1979
College: Oklahoma Christian University
- Has medaled at the Parapan American Games four times (1 gold, 3x silver)
- Has competed in two Paralympics
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION:
2012 - Intercontinental Cup.
2011 - Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico (silver)... Competed in July in the 2011 Continental Cup in Kettering, England.
2010 - Helped the U.S. Men's Sitting Team to 10th place at Sitting World Championships in Oklahoma... Parapan American Championship in Denver, Colo. (Silver Medal), WOWD World Cup in Port Said, Egypt (Fifth Place).
2009 - Parapan American Championship in Montreal, Canada (Gold Medal).
2007 - Parapan American Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil (Silver Medal).
Did You Know
- Graduated from Oklahoma Christian University with a degree in physical education in 2002
- Played basketball for three years in college
- He has six brothers and seven sisters
- Roderick met his wife, Katrin, at the 2004 Paralympics where they were both track athletes. Katrin was competing for Germany. Roderick won the gold medal for a relay. Katrin won the gold medal in the 200 meters at the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing.
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