Sam "The Iceman" Silver
From Openwaterpedianickname is The Iceman, is a double medalist at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in the 800-meter freestyle and the 1.5 km open water swim. He specializes in cold-water swims.
Silver has participated in Special Olympics for 13 years. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Applications) from Sonoma State University in 1995 and enjoys competing in open water swims, learning computer programming languages, processing processes and contradictions.