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Allison Jones

Alpine Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
C2

Further personal information

Family
Wife Sara Jarell
Residence
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Occupation
Engineer
Languages
English
Higher education
Mechanical Engineering - University of Denver: United States

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up competitive cycling at age 14.
Why this sport?
"In 1998 the Para cycling world championships were in Colorado Springs. I lived a stone's throw away. My mum brought me down to the races. I told her, 'this is what I want to do'. I learned to ride a track bike before I learned to ride a road bike."
Name of coach
Simon Bennett [national], AUS

General interest

Nicknames
Jonezy (teamusa.org, 05 Feb 2014)
Hobbies
Mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, rock climbing, camping, building Lego sets, collecting Coca-Cola bottles from around the world. (teamusa.org, Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
She was United States of America's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)

She received the Pioneer Award, which is the highest achievement an undergraduate of Denver University can receive. (usparalympics.org, 18 Oct 2011)
Other sports
She competed in cycling track and road at the Paralympic Games in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016, and participated in alpine skiing at the Paralympic Winter Games in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014. (SportsDeskOnline, 16 Sep 2016)
Impairment
She was born without a right femur. (usparalympics.org, 18 Oct 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom LW2 Final Round 5
Women's Giant Slalom LW2 Final Round 2
Women's Super-G LW2 Final Round 2
Women's Downhill LW2 Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Track Individual Pursuit LC3-4/CP3 Qualifying 8
Women's Track 500m Time Trial LC3-4/CP3 Final Round 6
Women's Road Individual Time Trial LC3-4/CP3 Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Road Bicycle Time Trial LC1-4/CP 3/4 Final Round 6
Women's Track 1 km Time Trial Bicycle LC1-4/CP 3/4 Final Round 4
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Standing Final Round 5
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 9
Women's Super Combined Standing Final Round 5
Women's Super-G Standing Final Round 9
Women's Downhill Standing Final Round 6
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Standing Final Round 7
Women's Super-G Standing Final Round 4
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 5
Women's Slalom Standing Final Round 1
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Standing Final 2009-02-20 2
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2009-02-21 6
Women's Super-Combined Standing Final 2009-02-23 2
Women's Super-G Standing Final 2009-02-23 5
Women's Super-G Standing Run 2 2009-02-24 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Individual Pursuit C1-3 Bronze 2012-08-30 3
Women's Individual Pursuit C1-3 Qualifying 2012-08-30 4
Women's 500 m Time Trial C1-3 Final Round 2012-09-01 4
Women's Time Trial C1-3 Final Round 2012-09-05 1
Women's Road Race C1-3 Final Round 2012-09-06 3
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Standing Race 1 2013-02-20 8
Women's Super-G Standing Race 1 2013-02-21 4
Women's Slalom Standing Race 1 2013-02-24 9999
Women's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2013-02-25 4
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2013-02-26 8
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Standing Final Round 2014-03-08 3
Women's Super-G Standing Final Round 2014-03-10 4
Women's Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-12 9999
Women's Super Combined Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 4
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-16 4
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit C1-3 Qualifying 2016-09-08 6
Women's 500m Time Trial C1-3 Final Round 2016-09-10 6
Women's Time Trial C1-3 Final Round 2016-09-14 5
Women's Road Race C1-3 Final Round 2016-09-16 4