Heath Calhoun - U.S. Army 1999-2004

Heath Calhoun - U.S. Army 1999-2004

Staff Sgt. Heath Calhoun served in the US Army from 1999-04. Heath is double-leg amputee due to injuries received in the Iraq War. Five months after his injury, Calhoun tried skiing for the first time at a sports clinic in Aspen, Colorado. In 2008, he moved to Aspen to begin training seriously for international alpine skiing competitions. At the 2009 U.S. Adaptive Alpine National Championships, he took second place in the sit-ski slalom and first in the sit-ski super G. He was selected for the U.S. alpine skiing team at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Paralympics.