Name: Kym Crosby
Sport: Track and Field
Discipline(s): Track and Field
Event(s): 100-meter, 400-meter
Classification: T13
Height: 5-3
Weight: 117
DOB: 2/14/1993
Birthplace: Marysville, Calif.
Hometown: Yuba City, Calif.
High School: River Valley High School (Yuba City, Calif.) ‘11
College: California State University at Chico ’17, Kinesiology
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020), Three-time Paralympic medalist (3 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze (100-meter, 400-meter)
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, bronze (100-meter), 4th (400-meter)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – silver (100-meter), bronze (200-meter), 7th (400-meter)
  • Years of Participation: 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 6 (2 silver, 4 bronze)
  • Silver – 2019 (100-meter), 2015 (200-meter)
  • Bronze – 2019 (200-meter), 2017 (100-meter, 200-meter), 2015 (100-meter)
Personal: Daughter of Paul and Pauline Crosby and has one brother Darian...Married to fellow U.S. Paralympic track and field teammate Erik Hightower...Born with albinism that leaves her without pigment in her skin, hair or eyes. She is legally blind with 20/400 vision...Is half Jamaican...Hobbies include drawing, watching movies, running, playing video games, cooking and playing with her guide dog Keystone...Started in the sport when her brother suggested she join the high school track team after seeing her run the mile in her P.E. class...Her motto is "Limited sight, limitless dreams"...Loves Hello Kitty and video games...Nicknamed “The Flash”...Competed for Chico State on the track and field team for three years.