Going the Distance with Lt Shane McKeon, FDNY


Shane McKeon is a FDNY Lieutenant and seasoned endurance athlete. Shane joined the ranks of the FDNY immediately after 9/11 and spent many years as a firefighter in Engine Co. 84 and Ladder Co. 34 in Washington Heights before becoming a company officer. Shane has served as a lead fitness instructor at the FDNY’s Probationary Firefighter School, a program manager for the FDNY’s “A Day in the Life of a Firefighter” program in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School, and as a member of the FDNY’s First Line Supervisor Training Program. Shane played Division 1 baseball and two years of minor league baseball prior to joining the FDNY.  Since becoming a member of the FDNY, Shane has completed 25 marathons, numerous ultra open water swims, and the Ironman on two occasions.