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DAMGAARD Line
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Denmark   
GenderWomen
Age36
Place of BirthAalborg, DEN
Height1.68 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW2
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Medical Specialist
Languages
Danish, English, German, Swedish
Higher education
Health Science - Jonkoping University: Sweden
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She first tried the sport in 1989 in Norway, and began Para skiing after her amputation.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed the sport and found it challenging.
Name of coach
Visti Lindemann [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Denmark
Location
Chamrousse, FRA
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Coach Peter Balle. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Awards and honours
She was Denmark's flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (paralympic.org, 16 Mar 2014)
Impairment
In October 2000 she had her right leg amputated above the knee because of cancer. (sahva.dk, 2016; dhif.dk, 2016; Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works at Drevelin, an orthotics and prosthetics medical company in Bergen, Norway. (Facebook profile, 24 Jul 2017)

NATIONAL FIRST
In 2014 she became the first female representing Denmark to compete in alpine skiing at the Paralympic Winter Games when she took part in the slalom and giant slalom standing events in Sochi. (SportsDeskOnline, 16 Mar 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
12 2014 Slalom - Standing 3:53.90
15 2014 Giant Slalom - Standing 4:01.40