Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

United States of America
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Colorado Springs CO

Kevin grew up in Sunnyvale, California, riding BMX and Dirt Bikes. He was Medically Retired from the Army after 15 years as an Infantry Staff Sergeant.He has been deployed to Kosovo, Iraq (2), and Afghanistan. He was also a Pro Freeride and Downhill Mountain Biker. In 2003, He fell off a 25’ cliff while Downhill Mountain Biking in South Korea, where he crushed his right ankle and L1/L2 Vertebrae. Over the next several years, his cycle of ankle surgeries and deployments took a toll on his cadaver ankle, resulting in a below-knee amputation in 2013 in Colorado. He continued to be active, riding Mountain Bikes and motorcycles. In 2019 while Harley riding in New Mexico, he was hit head on by another bike resulting in the amputation of his entire left leg and other injuries. He has continued to be active and ride 2-wheel and 3-wheel Harley’s. He has been married for seven years and has two beautiful stepdaughters (ages: 16, 12). He plays wheelchair basketball weekly with a group of amputee Veterans, which brings another facet to his life.

“Everybody deserves a second chance”

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