Athlete

For the past 30 years Timmy has been rock climbing nationally and globally, establishing first ascents from the Patagonia Andes to the African wilds of Namibia and Madagascar. He whitewater kayaks worldwide, often alongside adaptive paddlers, who are over coming disabilities such as blindness or amputation. 

Career Highlights

  • Lived for 60 days in a cave at Joshua Tree National Park, CA

  • Speed ascent (3:42) of The Nose route, El Capitan, Yosemite, CA

  • Climbed three Grade VI routes in 24-hours (the Northwest Face of Half Dome, South Face of Mt Watkins and the Nose on El Capitan, Yosemite, CA

  • First alpine ascent of Torre Egger, Patagonia

  • First ascent of Tonta Suerte, West Face of Fitzroy, Patagonia

  • Seven-day ascent of El Capitan with older brother, Sean, a T-12 paraplegic

  • Co-founded the non-profit Paradox Sports

  • Worked with Dr. Geoff Tabin, co-director of the Himalayan Cataract Project

  • Worked in the opthalmic tech program, Tilganga Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal