Name: Summer Schmit
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 100m Breaststroke, 200m IM
Classification: S9, SB9, SM9
Height: 5-8
Weight: 117
DOB: 8/8/2003
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minn.
Hometown: Grant, Minn.
High School: Homeschooled
Team/Club: Saint Croix Swim Club
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 World Para Swimming World Series Indianapolis, 1st (200 IM), 2nd (400 freestyle, 100 butterfly), 4th (100 breaststroke, 100 freestyle)
  • 2018 World Para Swimming World Series Indianapolis, 3rd (200 IM, 100 breaststroke), 4th (400 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 100 butterfly), 5th (50 freestyle)
Personal: Summer was born with congenital disarticulation of the right wrist and has no right hand. She began swimming competitively with St. Croix Swim Club at age 11. She started Paralympic swimming at age 12 and competed in her first Can-Am Open later that year in Bismarck, North Dakota. She achieved her first emerging time standard in Charlotte, North Carolina at the 2016 Paralympic Trials. Daughter of Thomas Schmit and Shannon Klint…Has two sisters, Mackenzie and Skye…Hobbies include traveling, reading and baking.