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Ally Kunkel

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW6/8-2

Further personal information

Residence
Steamboat Springs, CO, USA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began skiing at age three. At age seven she started competing with the Wilmot Mountain ski team in Wisconsin, United States of America.
Why this sport?
She was introduced to the sport by her father, who had a passion for skiing.
Club / Team
National Sports Center for the Disabled [NSCD]: Winter Park, CO, USA

General interest

Nicknames
Ally (Facebook page, 29 Nov 2018)
Hobbies
Football, surfing, cheerleading. (Facebook page, 29 Nov 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (steamboatpilot.com, 23 Mar 2018)
Impairment
She was born with an underdeveloped right arm due to a congenital limb condition known as dysmelia. (Facebook page, 06 Oct 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2017 IPC Alpine skiing World Championships Tarvisio, ITA (Tarvisio, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2017-01-30 10
Women's Slalom Standing Race 1 2017-01-31 7
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Standing Final 2018-03-10 9999
Women's Super-G Standing Final 2018-03-11 7
Women's Super Combined Standing Final 2018-03-13 9999
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2018-03-14 8
Women's Slalom Standing Final 2018-03-18 9999