Name: Evan Medell
Weight Class: K44, +75kg
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185 lbs.
DOB: 3/31/1997
Hometown: Grand Haven, Mich.
Team/Club: Lake Shore Taekwondo
Coach(es): Brad DeMinck
World Championship Experience
  • 2017 World Para Taekwondo Championships (K44 +75kg): BRONZE
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Parapan American Games (K44 +75kg): GOLD
  • 2017 Senior Para National Team Member
  • 2016 Pan American Championship Para Sparring K44, +75Kg, Bronze Medal
  • 2016 Canadian Open Para Sparing K44, +75Kg, Gold Medal
  • 2016 US Open Para Sparing K44, +75 Kg, Gold medal
  • 2015 Asian Championship Para Sparring K44, +75Kg, Silver Medal
  • Competition Record: 2016  Pan American Championship (Para Sparring K44, 75kg): BRONZE
  • Competition Record: 2016  Canadian Open (Para Sparring K44, 75kg): GOLD
  • Competition Record: 2016  U.S. Open (Para Sparring K44, 75kg): GOLD
  • 2015: Asian Championship (Para Sparring K44, 75kg): GOLD
Personal: Year Started Taekwondo: 2008...Favorite Taekwondo Athlete: Aaron Cook...Favorite Non-Taekwondo Athlete: Nate Diaz...Biggest Inspiration: Jim Abbott...Favorite Food/Drink: Burgers and Dr. Pepper...Favorite Book: "Lone Survivor" by Marcus Lattrel...Favorite TV Show: "Mountain Men"...Favorite Movie: "Miracle On Ice"...Favorite Quote: "We can't afford to be common men, because common men go nowhere." -Herb Brooks, Miracle On Ice...Proudest Taekwondo Moment: Receiving his silver medal at the Asian Championship...Favorite Taekwondo Athlete: Aaron Cook...Favorite Non-Taekwondo Athlete: Nate Diaz...Favorite Food/Drink: Burgers and Dr. Pepper...Favorite Book: "Lone Survivor"...Favorite TV Show: "Mountain Men"...Favorite Movie: "Miracle On Ice"...Favorite Quote: "We can't afford to be common men, because common men go nowhere."