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Arvid Skoglund

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Residence
Östersund, SWE
Languages
English, Swedish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried skiing at age three in Are, Sweden.
Why this sport?
As a child he took up the sport for fun, and then progressed to competing. "I found out that there were competitions for Para athletes that I could go to. It felt great that it existed. And I also like snow and winter, just being outside."
Club / Team
IF Hudik Alpin: Hudiksvall, SWE
Name of coach
Henrik Bergqvist [national], SWE

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"I am determined, positive, and do not give up even when things go bad." (paralympics.se, 01 Jan 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (paralympics.se, 01 Jan 2019)
Impairment
He was born with a limb deficiency as a result of the effects of dysmelia. (Athlete, 14 Jun 2016)