Kyle Maynard (March 24, 1986) is a speaker, author, and ESPY Award-winning mixed martial arts athlete and was born with a rare condition known as congenital amputation, where fibrous bands prevent the development of fetal limbs, He has no elbows or knees but he wrestled in high school, ultimately winning 36 matches in his senior year of high school.
He received the ESPN Espy Award for Best Athlete With A Disability in 2004. He work as a speaker for the Washington Speaker's Bureau, specializing in motivational speeches. In 2005, Maynard wrote the New York Times Bestselling autobiography, No Excuses: The True Story of a Congenital Amputee Who Became a Champion in Wrestling and in Life.
Kyle Maynard attended the University of Georgia, graduated in 2008 in journalism ("Broadcast News") and continues wrestling.