Adam Bording Nybo
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at age seven.
Why this sport?
"I have limited movement. I can go for a walk, but I can't run. I can do everything on a sitski, like going 110 kilometres per hour. I'm passionate about skiing. It gives me a sense of freedom and equality. It might be that my equipment is different, but I can do it just as fast."
Name of coach
Visti Lindemann [national], DEN
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If I gaze into my future, my dream is that my impairment will affect my life as little as possible." (Torring Gymnasium Facebook page, 18 Mar 2018)
He has competed in swimming at junior national level in Denmark. (Torring Gymnasium Facebook page, 18 Mar 2018; livetiming.se, 31 Oct 2014)
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (torring-folkeblad.dk, 27 Mar 2018)
He has partial paralysis in both legs. His impairment is the result of the effects of acute transverse myelitis, a neurological condition caused by inflammation of the spinal cord when he was age 13 months. (Torring Gymnasium Facebook page, 18 Mar 2018; vafo.dk, 05 Jan 2015)