Name: Travis Gaertner
Sport: Cycling
Discipline(s): Road Cycling
Event(s): Time Trial, Road Race
Classification: H4
DOB: 1/16/1980
Birthplace: Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Hometown: Burien, Wash.
High School: Miles MacDonell Collegiate (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) '98
College: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign '03, Actuarial Sciences
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2000, 2004)
  • Athens 2004 Paralympic Games, gold (wheelchair basketball)
  • Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games, gold (wheelchair basketball)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – Road – 10th (road race), 12th (time trial)
  • Years of Participation: Road – 2018
  • Top Finish: Road – 10th, 2018 (road race)
Personal: Previously competed for Canada's wheelchair basketball team at the Paralympic Games Athens 2004 and Paralympic Games Sydney 2000...Married to his wife, Laura...Father to June, Jasper and Ezra.