Brody Roybal is an American personality who plays Ice sled hockey. He belongs to Melrose Park, Illinois, where he lived his entire life until adulthood. He is a disabled personality (both legs are missing), who won a gold medal with his American team in both the 2014 Winter Paralympics and the 2018 Winter Paralympics.
Born on May 25, 1998, Brody Roybal is only 24 years old as of 2022, who has discovered a long journey of his life by achieving two gold medals and participating in various Paralympic events (2014, 2018 and 2022). Brody Roybal is the son of Robert and Michelle Roybal and was brought up with his one sibling named Spencer (brother). Growing up, he developed skateboarding, gaming, and fitness as his only hobbies. Roybal started playing the sport in 2006 at the age of 8 when he was accepted into the Hornets Youth Sled Hockey Team from Chicago.
Roybal attended West Leyden High School (Northlake, Illinois) in ’16 to receive his undergraduate degree, after which he received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona. Roybal was just 15 when he first competed at the Paralympics for the US Paralympic Sled Hockey Team in 2014, becoming one of the event’s youngest personalities. Roybal was born without femurs in either leg, so he didn’t develop movement. Growing up, Roybal developed a passion for softball and basketball, but later developed his interest in wrestling. His true passion was revealed to the public when he began bursting into the limelight in 2006 at the age of eight when he tried his hand at sled hockey.
Brody Roybal career
With continued success and appearances at various events, Roybal earned the honor of being named the 2015 March of Dimes Inspirational Athlete of the Year. He is currently a member of the Chicago Blackhawks, a professional ice hockey team. Roybal has remained a three-time Paralympic figure, appearing at the 2014 Paralympics (achieving the gold medal), the 2018 Paralympics (achieving the gold medal) and the 2022 Paralympics in the first week of March 2022 in Beijing. The turning point in Roybal’s life came when he injured an elbow and the other in a skateboarding accident, requiring surgery in 2015.
After trying his hand at wrestling for several years, he developed his passion for sled hockey. He later took part in the Paralympics with his established US team. He made his debut with the US National Sled Hockey Team in the 2013-2014 Paralympic event. Not only that, Roybal also tried his hand at World Championships from 2015 to 2021. He made his presence felt at each of the 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021 events, winning three gold medals and one silver medal. Roybal is credited with being a member of the ARC Performance Team and later came to prominence when he was hired by DICK’s Sporting Goods as a member of the candidate program.
Biography of Brody Roybal
|Real name||Brody Roybal|
|date of birth||May 24, 1998|
|Age (as of 2022)||23 years|
|place of birth||Melrose Park, Illinois, USA|
|job||Ice sled hockey player|
|height||in feet inches – 3′ 1” – in centimeters – 94 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 54kg – in pounds – 120 pounds|
Brody Roybal Family
|school||West Leyden High School|
|University||University of Arizona|
|marital status||In relation|
|Who is Brody Roybal’s girlfriend?||Menecis Garriga|
It was August 2021 when Brody Roybal officially announced he was committed to his girlfriend Menecis Garriga, 23. The couple turned out to be official and got 40 million likes on their shared TikTok page. The couple met at the age of 4 while attending the same school and living close to each other. The pair even dated when they appeared to be studying in high school and shared each other’s camaraderie at prom.
Roybal had to move to Arizona in 2016 to attend college to study communications, so the two had to put their relationship on hold. After a year, Roybal was invited to a hockey tournament in New York, where he saw Menecis Garriga and discovered that they both can’t be apart, so Roybal officially asked his girlfriend to date him in August 2018. This is when they officially started their relationship and became the entity of each other’s personal space.
Brody Roybal net worth
Brody Roybal is a Paralympic personality who was born without legs and is still striving to become a global figure through his profession. What is certain is that he is making millions through his career in ice hockey, where he has appeared in many global events (since 2015) and Paralympic events (since 2014). He must have received a substantial sum as a reward for his past achievements.