Name: Ryan Pinney
Sport: Cycling
Discipline(s): Road Cycling, Track Cycling
Event(s): Time Trial, Road Race, Team Relay
Classification: H3
Height: 6-0
DOB: 11/10/1980
Birthplace: Phoenix, Ariz.
Hometown: Pheonix, Ariz.
High School: Horizon High School (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
College: Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, Ariz.)
Coach(es): Ralf Lindschulten
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020), One-time Paralympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze (mixed team relay), 4th (road race), 6th (time trial)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – Road – 7th (road race), 16th (time trial)
  • Years of Participation: Road – 2019
  • Top Finish: 2019 –7th (road race)
Personal: Served as an inflight refueler in the U.S. Air Force and the Arizona National Guard for 14 years...Credits his wife and daughter as his motivation to keep going every day...Notes his fantastic support system of family and friends as helping him achieve his goals...Has three dogs...Hopes his handcycling shows his daughter that when you have a dream, there is no option but to keep going