Biography:

Getting to know…

  • While in Athens after his 2004 Olympic races, Hurd accidentally cut himself on glass, sliced an artery, tore a ligament and damaged a nerve in his hand, requiring surgery and therapy
  • Discovered he was allergic to chlorine, among many other household items, after suffering from chronic fatigue during and after training
  • Engineering student at the University of Michigan
  • His father swam for Queen’s University