Jacqui Kapinowski

Statistics

Date of birth

11/28/62

Height

5'8”

Weight

142

Hometown

Tequesta, Fla.

Birthplace

Belleville, N.J.

Current residence

Tequesta, Fla.

High School

Point Pleasant High School

Current Coach

Susan Saint Sing

Club Affiliations

Treasure Coast Rowing Club

Teams

Senior

2011, 2015-16

International Results

2016

Paralympic Games

seventh, arms and shoulders single sculls

2015

World Rowing Championships

eighth, arms and shoulders single sculls

2013

Paratriathlon World Championships

Bronze

2011

World Rowing Championships

ninth, trunk and arms mixed double sculls

2010

Paralympic Games

Fourth, Wheelchair Curling

2008

Marathon World Championships

Bronze

World Championships for Wheelchair Curling

Bronze

2007

Marathon World Championships

Bronze

National Results

Won the arms and shoulders single sculls at the 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Team Trials...Won the arms and shoulders single sculls at the 2015 Para-Rowing and Junior World Championships Trials...Won the trunk and arms double sculls at the 2011 Adaptive World Championships Trials...Won the 2010 U.S. Para Triathlon in New York City.

Personal

Jacqui’s hobbies includehand cycling, wheelchair racing, swimming and triathlons. She has competed in 80 marathons--19 of them she ran before becoming disabled. Her most memorable sportingachievements have been earning spot on theUSA Curling Team, rowing team and triathlon team. Competed in first ironman in November of 2014 after being diagnosed with cancer in 2013. She credits husband Harry and her son Bill as the most influential people in her life whose support and love she can’t even describe. Jacqui lists her parents as her heroes for teaching her so many life values and teaching her to enjoy life. Finds time to help other people with disabilities… She tried rowing for the first time at the Endeavor Games in Oklahoma three years ago, and after the Winter Paralympic Games, she contacted Navesink Rowing Club… Before races she always wears the same visor and always braids her hair for marathons…She has received the Senate & General Assembly Legislative Resolution of Proclamation, a Key to the City and a Letter of Proclamation from the Mayor of Point Pleasant, N.J.

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