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County Board Chairman Scott Gryder (left) and Joe Berenyi (right). photo by Ethan Kruger.

Paralympic gold medalist Joe Berenyi was honored for his many achievements by the Kendall County Board Tuesday. Berenyi, of Oswego, participates in track and road cycling. Board Chairman Scott Gryder read a special proclamation highlighting Berenyi's career.

Berenyi says his favorite part about cycling is the competition.

Berenyi says it took a lot of time and convincing to get him back on a bike after losing his arm in a construction accident.

Berenyi won gold in the 2012 Paralympic London Games. He won silver in the Rio games and participated in the Tokyo games. He has also medalled in the the cycling World Championship.