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Aitor Puertas Marin

Alpine Skiing | Snowboard

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SB-LL1

Further personal information

Languages
Basque, English, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para snowboarding in 2013 in Park City, UT, United States of America.
Why this sport?
"It was the only sport that I liked before my accident, in which I was actually able to become better at after my amputation."

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Spain

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Travis Thiele. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
US Para snowboarder Dan Monzo. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Improve a little each day." (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)
Impairment
His leg was amputated due to a motorcycle accident. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Para Snowboard Cross Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 30
2015 IPCAS Para Snowboard World Championships La Molina (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL2 Race 1 2015-02-24 16
Men's Banked Slalom SB-LL2 Race 1 2015-02-28 9999