Name: Eric Newby
Sport: Wheelchair Rugby
Classification: 2.0
Height: 6-5
DOB: 4/8/1988
Birthplace: Alton, Ill.
Hometown: Bailey, Colo.
High School: Nashville Community High School (Nashville, Illinois)
College: Maryville University of St. Louis ‘14, Graphic Design
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020); Two-time Paralympic medalist (2 silver)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, silver
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, silver
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – bronze
  • Years of participation: 2014
  • Medals: 1 (bronze)
Personal: Son of Nancy and Chuck Newby…Married to Megan Moauro who gave birth to their daughter Rory in early 2020...Proud #girldad...Enjoys going on adventures, playing with his dog, lifting weights and swimming.