Mike Schultz is the founder of BioDapt Inc, a prosthetics business and a Paralympic snowboarder. He is a United States personality who has shown consistent participation in the Paralympics with his debut in 2010 in Minnesota, USA. He was the United States presenter and flag bearer in the 2018 Winter Paralympics parade. In 2008, Schultz lost his leg in a snowmobile race.
Despite his amputation, he managed to win a gold and a silver medal in snowboarding at the 2018 Winter Paralympics. He is also the recipient of the award for Best Male Athlete with a Disability ESPY Award. He has won a silver medal in the Men’s Dual Banked Slalom SB-LL1 at the 2021 Para SnowSports World Championships, which followed the silver medal in the Men’s Snowboard Cross SB-LL1 event in Norway.
Mike Schultz was born on August 27, 1981 and in 2022 he will be 41 years old. He has proven to be a role model for never being late to do something or join a party. Competing against talented athlete personalities half his age, the then 37-year-old man became a two-time Paralympic medalist with his debut in PyeongChang 2018. Mike is the son of loving and caring parents named Scott Schultz and Carrie Johnson. He grew up alongside his one sibling, Chris (brother).
Mike Schulz career
Schultz is a gold medalist who has shown a winning streak to his name in snowboard cross event SB-LL1, followed by a silver medal in banked slalom, marking the happy ending of the past two seasons. Mike is also known by the name “Monster Mike”. He is one of the most serious US riders and the regular Paralympic contender who earned a gold medal following the 2017 World Championships season in Big White, Canada. Mike took on the most challenging personality of Dutchman Chris Vos in banked slalom but had to finish the match without gold in hand. He also missed out on a gold medal on the podium in snowboard cross, but those games were just a warm-up for the special events of the future.
Rise to Fame
He also successfully competed in the 2017-18 World Championships, where he won the crystal globe overall, and had success with the 2018 performance in PyeongChang. After a serious accident and having his leg replaced with a prosthesis, he trained himself with the prosthetic knee and returned to the sport, winning a silver medal in Motocross Adaptive at the X Games. He endured various fractures and multiple knee surgeries before being satisfied with the prosthetic equipment in his leg. Schultz, who first saw the need to develop prostheses for different athletes, led to the formation of his own company called BioDapt, Inc. in July 2010. His goal is to bring the best instrumental and to provide prosthetic support to the wounded soldiers as well.
Mike is trained and guided by his only trainer named Alex Tuttle and Mike Jennings. He used to train for two hours a day, which is average timing to prepare himself mentally and physically for the challenges of the sport. Mike has made a total of two Paralympic appearances after the 2018 and 2022 seasons. Silver medalist at the 2017 and 2021 World Banked Slalom, Dual Banked Slalom, Snowboard Cross Championships.
Mike Schultz biography
|Real name||Mike Schulz|
|date of birth||Aug. 27, 1981|
|Age (as of 2022)||40 years|
|place of birth||Litchfield, Minn., USA|
|job||Athlete (Paralympic snowboarding)|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 10” – in centimeters – 178cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 64kg – in pounds – 140 pounds|
|shoe size||10 (US)|
Mike Schultz Family
|school||Kimball High School|
|Who is Mike Schultz’s wife?||Sarah Schultz|
Mike Schultz, a three-time silver medalist at World Championships and a one-time silver or gold medalist at the Paralympics, is a happily married man. He is married to his loving and gorgeous wife Sara Schultz and enjoys a happy and peaceful married life. The couple together produced a daughter named Lauren who is currently living in her early childhood, almost 5-7 years old.
Mike Schultz Net Worth
It is certain that Mike has earned a good amount due to his national reputation as a recipient of various medals at various events. Until now, he has received the various titles of the World Championship since his debut in 2010. Right now, Mike’s estimated net worth is almost $2 million.
Facts About Mike Schultz
- Mike is the recipient of unique challenges pursuing his hobbies and progressing day by day.
- He enjoys experimenting with snowmobiling, mountain biking, motocross, horseback riding, skiing and working in his shop.
- Since 2010 he has also been involved with the United States’ Hall of Fame Disability Network.
- He won the Best Male Athlete with a Disability ESPY Award.