Name: Eric Newby
Sport: Wheelchair Rugby
Classification: 2.0
Height: 6-5
Weight: 165
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
  • One-time Paralympian (2016); One-time medalist (1 silver)
  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, 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…Enjoys going on adventures, playing with his dog, lifting weights and swimming.