Name: Shawn Morelli
Sport: Cycling
Discipline(s): Road Cycling, Track Cycling
Event(s): Time Trial, Road Race, Pursuit, Team Sprint
Classification: WC4
Height: 5-8
Weight: 135
DOB: 3/29/1976
Birthplace: Greenville, Pa.
Hometown: Meadville, Pa.
High School: Saegertown High School (Saegertown, Pennsylvania) ‘94
College: Marion Military Institute '96; Pennsylvania State University--University Park, History ’98; Webster University (Masters), Public Administration ‘01
Paralympic Experience
  • Paralympian (2016); Two-time medalist (2 gold)
  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, gold (road time trial, track pursuit), 10th (road race)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2020 – Track – bronze (individual pursuit), 4th (scratch), 5th (omnium), 11th (time trial); 2019 – Road – gold (road race), silver (time trial)
  • Years of Participation: Road – 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019; Track – 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
  • Medals: 16 (12 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
  • Gold – 2019 (road race), 2018 (track pursuit, road time trial, road race), 2017 (track time trial, track pursuit, road time trial, road race), 2016 (track pursuit), 2015 (road race, road time trial), 2014 (road race)
  • Silver – 2019 (road time trial), 2014 (road time trial)
  • Bronze – 2020 (track pursuit), 2015 (track pursuit)
Personal: Morelli was commissioned in as a Second Lieutenant in 1996 as an engineer officer in the U.S. Army. She is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the war in Afghanistan. After being injured in 2007, a trip to a local bike shop and exposure to competitive cycling at the 2010 Warrior Games helped her begin cycling. She broke the women’s C4 pursuit world record at the 2016 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships. She continued that success at the Paralympic Games Rio 2016 where she became a two-time gold medalist on the track......Married to Carl Dick, who is a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army…Hobbies include coaching, mentoring kids and public speaking about the importance of goals.