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Alexander Sharpe

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up competitive swimming at about age 10.
Why this sport?
He initially hated water but went on to take swimming lessons in Kingston, ON, Canada.
Club / Team
Nose Creek Swim Association: Canada
Name of coach
Alexx Diep [club], Alex Schultze [club]

General interest

Nicknames
Alex (airdrielife.com, 05 Nov 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It's hard for everybody, everybody has challenges." (airdrieecho.com, 10 Feb 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Swimming Canada Facebook page, 26 Oct 2018; airdrielife.com, 05 Nov 2016)
Impairment
The impairment to the left side of his body is the result of a stroke he had while he was still in his mother's womb. (airdrielife.com, 05 Nov 2016)