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Aron Lindstroem

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Residence
Åre, SWE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Swedish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at age two in Skovde, Sweden.
Why this sport?
His family were involved in skiing.
Club / Team
SK Vitesse: Skövde, SWE
Name of coach
Henrik Bergqvist [national], SWE

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Sweden
Location
Norway

General interest

Nicknames
Aaronski [from family and friends]. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Hobbies
Watching films, golf. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth in standing super G at the 2021 World Championships in Lillehammer, Norway. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Austrian alpine skier Marcel Hirscher. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It is about continuing to believe in yourself and trust that the training you put in before will pay off regardless of the result." (via.tt.se, 22 Jan 2021)
Awards and honours
He was named Rising Star of the Year at the 2019 Parasport Gala in Stockholm, Sweden. (theroyalsandi.com, 03 Feb 2019; sverigesradio.se, 03 Feb 2019)

He has been named Best Athlete with an Impairment at the Skovde Sports Gala in Sweden. (IPC, 10 Feb 2018)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (paralympics.se, 09 Feb 2022)
Impairment
He has dysmelia, a congenital limb impairment affecting his left hand and forearm. (aftonbladet.se, 05 Dec 2017)
Other information
CLASSIFICATION RESEARCH
In 2018 he was involved in classification system research undertaken by the Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre and Mid Sweden University, in collaboration with the International Paralympic Committee [IPC]. "For me, my impairment does not affect me that much, but it is good to make such measurements so the classification system can be improved." (miun.se, 07 Mar 2018)

FURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied business administration at Mid Sweden University in Sundsvall, Sweden. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022; Mittuniversitetet Facebook page, 18 Jan 2022; miun.se, 11 Jun 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2017 IPC Alpine skiing World Championships Tarvisio, ITA (Tarvisio, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2017-01-28 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2017-01-30 9999
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2017-01-31 9999
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Super-G Standing Final 2018-03-11 18
Men's Super Combined Standing Final 2018-03-13 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2018-03-14 16
Men's Slalom Standing Final 2018-03-17 7
Kranjska Gora/Sella Nevea 2019 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships (Kranjska Gora/Sella Nevea, Slovenia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2019-01-21 15
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2019-01-23 9999
Men's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2019-01-31 9999
Men's Super-G Standing Race 1 (from SC) 2019-01-31 13