O'Brady is a two-time world record holder for the Explorers Grand Slam (Last Degree) and Seven Summits speed records. He became the fastest person to complete the adventurers challenges in 139 days and 131 days respectively.
He is a former professional triathlete and represented the United States on the ITU Triathlon World Cup circuit, racing in 25 countries on six continents from 2009-2015.
Colin Timothy O'Brady was born on March 16, 1985 in Olympia, Washington, but was raised in Portland, Oregon.
O'Brady was a youth soccer star and Oregon State Swimming Champion. He was recruited for both collegiate swimming and soccer in high school. He accepted a recruitment to swim for the Yale Bulldogs swimming and diving team where he competed on the NCAA Division I Varsity Team in the 100 and 200 meter Breaststroke.