A sports reporter from Arlington, Virginia...
Eddie gained nationwide recognition in 1999 as the first blind contestant to not only compete but become a five-time winner on Jeopardy! Eddie is a sportswriter for USA Today who lives in Arlington, Virginia and since his Jeopardy! appearances he has served as an occasional guest speaker for various organizations that serve or advocate for people with disabilities. A natural game player of everything from poker to board games, he says "I may not be the best, I just enjoy playing." He is engaged and will be married in July.
"A 5-time champion, he went on to become a semifinalist in the Tournament of Champions. A sports reporter from Arlington, Virginia..."
|Eddie appeared in the following archived game:|
|#4081, aired 2002-05-06||Leslie Shannon vs. Eddie Timanus vs. Bob Verini||2002 Million Dollar Masters quarterfinal game 4.|
|#3627, aired 2000-05-16||Chacko George vs. Jeremy Bate vs. Eddie Timanus||2000 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2. From the Atlanta Civic Center.|
|#3623, aired 2000-05-10||Eddie Timanus vs. Jack Archey vs. Janet Wong||2000 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3. From the Atlanta Civic Center.|
|#4733, aired 2005-03-16||Jonathan Groff vs. Eddie Timanus vs. Jean Grewe||2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1, game 26. Audio...|