Three time member of Team USA, and an IRONMAN finisher


Roderick in photo from Challenged Athlete Foundation

Meet Roderick Sewell

One of Roderick's claims is as the first, bilateral amputee (above the knee) to complete in the the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. 

Hear his story in this video.

He was a paralympic athlete and was on Team USA three times.

Roderick Sewell – First Bilateral Above The Knee Amputee to complete Ironman World Championships in Kona

@Roderick Sewell Jackson is a Paralympic hopeful and the first bilateral above the knee amputee to complete the Ironman World Championships in Kona.

Posted by Black Swimmers on Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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