Name: Shawn Morelli
Sport: Cycling
Discipline(s): Road Cycling, Track Cycling
Event(s): Time Trial, Road Race, Pursuit, Team Sprint
Classification: WC4
Height: 5-8
Weight: 135
DOB: 3/29/1976
Birthplace: Greenville, Pa.
Hometown: Meadville, Pa.
High School: Saegertown High School (Saegertown, Pennsylvania) ‘94
College: Pennsylvania State University--University Park, History ’98; Webster University (Masters), Public Administration ‘01
Paralympic Experience
  • Paralympian (2016); Two-time medalist (2 gold)
  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, gold (road time trial, track pursuit), 10th (road race)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – Road – gold (road race), silver (time trial)
  • Years of Participation: Road – 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019; Track – 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Medals: 15 (12 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2019 (road race), 2018 (track pursuit, road time trial, road race), 2017 (track time trial, track pursuit, road time trial, road race), 2016 (track pursuit), 2015 (road race, road time trial), 2014 (road race)
  • Silver – 2019 (road time trial), 2014 (road time trial)
  • Bronze – 2015 (track pursuit)
Personal: Morelli was in the Army, deployed as an engineer officer in Afghanistan in 2007 when she was injured. A 2009 trip to a local bike shop, and exposure to competitive cycling at the 2010 Warrior Games helped her get into cycling. She broke the women’s C4 pursuit world record at the 2016 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championships. She continued that success at the Paralympic Games Rio 2016 where she became a two-time gold medalist on the track. ...Married to Carl Dick, who is a major in the U.S. Army…Hobbies include coaching soccer at a local high school, mentoring kids at a local community center and talking to health classes about importance of goals…On July 1, 2015 she was honored by Major League Soccer Team, Sporting Kansas City, during its Salute to Troops campaign