FacebookName: Eileen "Lee" Ford
Sport: Archery
Event:  Women's Standing Recurve
Height: 5’6”
Current Residence: Perry, GA
College: Georgia State University

Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games
Career Highlights:
  • 2014 Parapan American Championships, individual gold
  • 2013 World Archery Para Championships, 6th place individual finish
  • 2011 Gold medalist, Parapan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 25 meter indoor record Recurve Standing Women for 30 and 60 arrows- United States
  • American able bodied ranking as of 12/31/11 16th place
  • 2010 World Invitational Disabled Archery Competition, Stoke Mandeville (GBR) 5th place
  • 2012 World Invitational Disabled Archery Competition, Stoke Mandeville (GBR) 4th place
  • 2010 Arizona Cup, 2nd place
  • 2011 World Championships, 9th place

Facts: Daughter of Raymond and Doris Ford. Sister Terry Wietstruk, brother Ray Ford, Jr. married to John Faherty, daughter is Shelby, age 15. Current married name is Lee Ford-Faherty. Is an avid bead and silversmith jewelry artist, as well as a silk painter. She designs costumes for friends, loves going to Burning Man and is a regular camper and outdoorswoman. Competed in inline roller speed skating before college and later became a belly dancer and fire performer before getting hurt. Lee still performs with fire.


Learn more: 
US Para Archery