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Arianna Hunsicker

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10

Further personal information

Residence
Montreal, QC, CAN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Finance, Marketing - Concordia University: Montreal, QC, CAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first had swimming lessons at age eight and joined her first club at age 12. She began competing in 2017.
Club / Team
Laval University [CAN] / High Performance Centre - Quebec [CAN]:
Name of coach
Mike Thompson [Quebec]

General interest

Nicknames
Ari (Instagram profile, 11 Apr 2022)
Hero / Idol
Canadian swimmer Aurelie Rivard. (cg2017.gems.pro, 11 Aug 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2020 she was named Female Provincial Para Swimmer of the Year by Swim BC in British Columbia, Canada. (surreynowleader.com, 30 Nov 2020; swimbc.ca, 04 Nov 2020)
Impairment
She was born with a partial left hand. (paralympic.ca, 11 Aug 2019; surreynowleader.com, 17 Aug 2017)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has volunteered with the Canadian non-profit organisation The War Amps as part of their Child Amputee Program [CHAMP], working as a junior counsellor mentoring young children within the organisation. (surreynowleader.com, 17 Aug 2017)