Name: McKenna Geer
Sport: Shooting
Discipline(s): Rifle Shooting
Event(s): R4 - Mixed 10-meter Air Rifle Standing SH2, R5 - Mixed 10-meter Air Rifle Prone SH2, Falling Target Rifle SH2)
Classification: SH2
Height: 5-2
DOB: 5/1/1996
Birthplace: Seattle, Wash.
Hometown: Arlington, Wash.
High School: Lakewood High School (Marysville, Wash.) ‘14
College: DeVry University ’18, Business and Technology Management
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020); One-time Paralympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, 17th (mixed 50-meter rifle prone SH2), 21st (mixed 10-meter air rifle standing SH2), 34th (mixed 10-meter air rifle prone)
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, bronze (R5 10-meter air rifle prone SH2)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 6th (R9 50-meter rifle prone mixed 6H2), 9th (R5 10-meter air rifle prone SH2), 25th (R4 10-meter air rifle standing SH2)
  • Years of participation: 2014, 2018, 2019
  • Top Finish: 6th – 2019 (R9 50-meter rifle prone mixed 6H2)
Personal: When Geer was 5 years old, she started attending Camp Access, a camp for kids with disabilities that introduced kids to the outdoors...At 12, she had the opportunity to shoot at a camp activity where the director, Ernie Butler, took notice and invited her to shoot an NRA sectional match later that spring...Her parents and grandparents were extremely supportive, and she competed in her first NRA national competition shortly after...She moved to the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., only a week after graduating from Lakewood High School with two years of college credit under her belt...McKenna continues to train at the OPTC and works as an athlete on the guest experience team at the Olympic and Paralympic Museum in downtown Colorado Springs...She’s completed her Bachelors of Business and Master of Business Administration through DeVry University...Tokyo 2020 will be McKenna’s second Paralympic appearance...Born with amyoplasia arthrogryposis in her left hand and both feet, causing her muscles not to form properly...McKenna hopes to become a mentor that the next generation of kids can look up to and show them all that life has to offer.