Jaye Milley

Jaye Milley has been involved in sports all his life. Growing up, he played soccer in an able-bodied competitive league and played most junior high sports. He also downhill skis, snowboards, hikes, runs and cycles. Milley is a quadruple amputee, having been born with all four of his limbs underdeveloped, with several bones missing and no hands or feet.

In 2011, Milley won gold and bronze World Cup medals as well as winning the Défi Sportif in the road race place and placing third in the time trial. At the 2011 Challenge Longhi, he finished first in the road race. At the 2011 Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Milley placed fourth in the 1,000-metre time trial.

In 2010, his first year on the national team, Milley placed third in the 1,000-metre time trial at the Track World Championships and fifth in the 3,000 meter pursuit. At the 2010 Road World Championships, he placed fifth in the road race and sixth place in the individual time trial.

Milley says he never lets what others perceive as his disability get in the way. He says, “Can’t is not a word in my vocabulary.”

Milley is a featured athlete in the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Super Athletes marketing campaign and has been nicknamed “The Iceman.”

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2012 London Paralympics Cycling - Road Road Race - Men 27
2012 London Paralympics Cycling - Road Individual Time Trial - Men 9
2012 London Paralympics Cycling - Track Individual Pursuit - Men 7
2012 London Paralympics Cycling - Track 1km Time Trial - Men 26
Games Sport Event Result
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Cycling - Road Road Race - Men 10
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Cycling - Road Time Trial - Bicycle - Open 19
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Cycling - Track Individual Pursuit - Men 9
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Cycling - Track 1km Time Trial - Men 4