Name: Joey Peppersack
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle, 100m Breaststroke, 100m Backstroke
Classification: S8, SB7, SM7
Height: 5-9
Weight: 145
DOB: 3/12/1999
Birthplace: Richmond, Va.
Hometown: Hopewell, Va.
High School: Homeschooled
College: University of Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, Va.) '21, Economics
Team/Club: NOVA South
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 World Para Swimming World Series Indianapolis, 2nd (100 freestyle, 100 backstroke), 3rd (400 freestyle), 4th (100 breaststroke)
  • 2018 World Para Swimming World Series Indianapolis, 2nd (100 backstroke, 50 freestyle), 3rd (100 freestyle)
  • 2017 Can-Am Open, 1st (50 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 100 freestyle)
Personal: Born with a condition known as tibial hemimelia, resulting in the amputation of his right leg when he was four years old. Began swimming at age 9 and was named Virginia's Disability Swimmer of the Year in 2014. Swims at the University of Mary Washington.…Son of Sandy and Jody Peppersack…Hobbies include playing the electric guitar, video games, and listening to music.