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Quadriplegic Clay Egan is an Inspirational Racer with Real Success in Rockcrawling

Clay Egan finished 3rd at the ProRock Nationals in Cougar Buttes
Clay Egan finished 3rd at the ProRock Nationals in Cougar Buttes
36 year old Clay Egan started competing professionally in the extreme sport of rock crawling and rock racing six years ago. Since then, he has qualified and competed in four Supercrawl world championships and finished seventh in the nation in the 2006 United Rockcrawling and Off-Road Challenge (UROC) series. In September of 2008, he finished 3rd at the ProRock Nationals in Cougar Buttes, California. The sky is the limit for this inspirational racer who demonstrates an intense lust for life.
36 year old rockcrawler Clay Egan with his truck.
36 year old Rockcrawler Clay Egan with his truck.

Clay Egan in a rockcrawling competition.
Clay Egan in a rockcrawling competition.


Egan is the first and only quadriplegic in the world to compete professionally in extreme sports. He is paralyzed from the chest down with limited use of his arms and hands as a result of motorcycle accident when he was 22 years old. He is able to race using custom built vehicles and sees it as a continuation of the life he was already living before his accident. Clay also plays wheelchair rugby and hunts regularly. On his website, Clay says, "I've found new ways to be stealthy and sly while on the hunt. You just gotta get real creative!"

He started racing motorcross quads 20 years ago and says he always used K&N filters on his bikes. "They are really easy to use, easy to clean, and are very durable. When I started competing professionally, I used K&N air filters to deliver superior results. They are super easy to take on and off and have excellent air flow."

Since his accident, Egan has written a book entitled "Over the Top, The Clay Egan Story." He recently finished a screenplay entitled "PUSH, The Clay Egan Story," and is hoping to have it in production within the next year. Located in South Jordan, Utah, Egan is also a public speaker and is working on a TV program that highlights people in extreme sports with disabilities.

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