Private First Class, U.S. Army (Retired)
Sport: Wheelchair curling
Bio: Patrick McDonald, a U.S. Army veteran, lost the use of his legs in 1991 when the armored personnel carrier he was riding in rolled on the way back from patrol in Korea. A life-long athlete, he turned to sport for rehabilitation. McDonald began curling in 2007. He competed at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, where Team USA was fourth, and three World Curling Federation World Wheelchair Championships. McDonald became the Team USA skip in 2012 and helped the team to a fourth place finish at 2013 worlds. He and his wife, Carrie, have one daughter, Andie, and one son, Kaelen.
(Bio Courtesy of U.S. Olympic Committee)
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