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Andrea Dziewior

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency

Further personal information

Residence
Nanaimo, BC, CAN
Occupation
Athlete
Higher education
Management, Marketing - Vancouver Island University: Nanaimo, BC, CAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She spent her childhood learning to ski on Mount Washington on Vancouver Island, Canada
Handedness
Right

General interest

Hobbies
Alpine skiing, kayaking, cycling, swimming. (LinkedIn Profile, 01 Jan 2013)
Injuries
She crashed at the finishing line of the downhill event at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver and had to withdraw from other events due to heavy bruising. (newswire.com, 19 Mar 2010)
Ambitions
After competitive sport she hopes to stay involved in para-alpine skiing through volunteering or coaching within her region. (paralympic.ca, 01 Jan 2011)
Impairment
She had her left leg amputated above the knee at birth. (andreadziewior.com, 2011)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She has also worked as a volunteer coach at Vancouver Island University Kayak Club. (LinkedIn Profile, 01 Jan 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Standing Final Round 9
Women's Super-G Standing Final Round 9999
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 9999
Women's Slalom Standing Final Round 15
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Standing Final 2009-02-20 9
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2009-02-21 9
Women's Super-G Standing Final 2009-02-23 11
Women's Super-G Standing Run 2 2009-02-24 10
Women's Downhill Standing Final 2009-02-28 9