Alessandro Carvani Minetti

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Norma Jeane Baker
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian
Higher education
Geology - University of Pavia: Italy

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para Nordic skiing in 2016.
Why this sport?
He wanted to take up a sport that he could practise during the winter.

General interest

Nicknames
Ale, Topo (Facebook profile, 25 Oct 2017; alecarvaniminetti.it, 2017)
Other sports
He has competed in Para duathlon and won gold in the PT2 event at 2015 World Championships in Adelaide, SA, Australia. He has also participated in Para triathlon and Para cycling at national level. He practised rowing at a competitive level from 1992 to 2002. (triathlon.org, 2016; fitri.it, 24 Nov 2015; alecarvaniminetti.it, 2016)
Impairment
He has limited use of his arms as the result of brachial plexus injury sustained in a motorcycle accident in April 2003. (alecarvaniminetti.it, 2016)