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Adam Bording Nybo

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12-1

Further personal information

Languages
Danish, English

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

General interest

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)
Other sports
He has competed in swimming at junior national level in Denmark. (Torring Gymnasium Facebook page, 18 Mar 2018; livetiming.se, 31 Oct 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (torring-folkeblad.dk, 27 Mar 2018)
Impairment
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)