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Brad Snyder

Bradley Snyder is a three-time Paralympic medalist and current world record holder in the 100m and 400m freestyle events among fully blind swimmers.

Snyder competed collegiately for the U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen where he was a four year varsity letterman and captain of the squad his senior year. As a senior, he set two Division II records and was named Male Swimmer of the Year. In 2006, upon receiving a commission in the U.S. Navy, he retired from swimming. During breaks from Naval training, Snyder competed in the sport of triathlon and completed an Ironman race in 2007.

During his second deployment in the Middle East, Snyder suffered complete vision loss after stepping on an improvised explosive device. He was re-introduced to swimming during rehabilitation and quickly shot up the Paralympic rankings in the months leading up to the London Games.

Bradley currently resides in Baltimore, MD where he is working for RedOwl Analytics.

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