Susannah Scaroni is an American Paralympic athlete and gold medalist in the women’s 5000 meters wheelchair race (T54 event). Known and respected for representing the USA at the Olympics in recent years, she has built a successful name and career for herself.
Susannah Scaroni was born on May 16, 1991, in Burn, Oregon, USA, and grew up with her family in Tekoa, Washington. When we talk about her family then her father is Warren while her mother is Barbara Scaroni and she spent her childhood with her only sister Rose Scaroni and with two brothers Jesse and Chris. She was only five years old when she injured her spinal cord at the T12 vertebra in a car accident. Since then she has been confined to a wheelchair but has built a successful life for herself. Susannah completed her high school education in her hometown and later went to Carrol College to major in health sciences. She later transferred to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where she completed her postgraduate studies in nutrition. She does not provide any further information on her qualifications.
Susannah Scaroni career
She began her athletic career in Washington in 2002 and continued professionally in college, where she joined the Illinois Fighting Illini as a para-athlete and trained with the team. She started her career in marathons and has competed in several marathons around the world including Chicago Marathon, London Marathon, Boston, and Tokyo Marathon. Since starting her career in 2013, she has won several such marathons. Her recent wins include the 2022 Chicago Marathon, where she placed 1st. She started competing in the 2012 Olympics where she competed in the women’s T-54 marathon and finished 8th. At the 2016 Olympics, she took part in the women’s marathon again and finished 7th. In the same year, she also took part in the women’s 800 m race, but could not qualify for the final.
She placed 6th in the women’s marathon event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and has shown improved performance over the years, moving up at each Olympiad. She also secured the first Olympic gold medal win in the women’s 5000m wheelchair race in Tokyo and a bronze medal in the 800m dash. Meanwhile, she also competed in the 2018 Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta and the 2019 World Para Athletics Championship, where she took bronze. Recently this year, she won the 2022 Open Women’s Division of the Peachtree Road Wheelchair Race at Atlanta’s Shepherd Center. She also set a new course record. She also recorded a win at the 2022 New York City Marathon in the men’s category alongside Marcel Hug.
Susannah Scaroni social media
Susannah is very active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook as well as Linkedin. She has more than 2.5k followers on Instagram, around 1.5k on Twitter, and 650 followers on her Facebook account. She also has a well-updated Linkedin profile.
Susannah Scaroni Biography
|Real name||Suzanne Scaroni|
|Date of birth||May 16, 1991|
|Age (as of 2022)||31 years|
|Place of birth||Burns, Oregon, USA|
|University||University of Illinois|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 5” – in centimeters – 165cm|
Susannah Scaroni family
|sister||One (Rose Scaroni)|
|Brothers||Two (Jesse & Chris Scaroni)|
|Who is Susannah Scaroni’s husband?||Jacob Jarrett|
Susannah married her husband this year, whom she hasn’t shared much about. She shared her wedding pictures on social media but didn’t reveal many details. She is known to have a great love for cooking, swimming, and spending time outdoors.
Susannah Scaroni net worth
Susannah Scaroni makes a handsome income as a National Representative and successful athlete. She hasn’t officially disclosed her income, but her net worth can be estimated at around $800,000.
Facts About Susannah Scaroni
- Susannah is placed in disability class T54 and suffers from paraplegia.
- She secured 3 wins at 2022 marathons in Chicago, New York, and the Peachtree road race.
- Adam Bleakney coaches Susannah.
- She began wheelchair racing through an adaptive sports program at Shriners Hospital and joined the Spokane para team.
- Susannah also worked as a nutritionist with the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee.