Joe Pleban from Fredericksburg, Virginia has made a mark in the Para Snowboarding world. He has achieved a silver in the 2022 World cup, along with a tenth and thirteenth place. Outside of boarding, he attended Christopher Newport University and is very active during his off-season enjoying hiking and paddleboarding. Pleban is well known around the world for the "please cut here" tattoo he got on his leg prior to his amputation. He also loves spending time with his four kids.