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PUIG DAVI Roger-Ignasi
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Andorra   
GenderMen
Age21
Place of BirthAndorra la Vella, AND
Height1.80 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW9-2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Andorra
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Catalan, English, French, Spanish
Higher education
Law - Pompeu Fabra University: Barcelona, ESP
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at age three in Andorra.
Why this sport?
"It's the main sport in Andorra."
Training Regime
He trains for two hours every day. He spends extended periods in South America or the European Alps during the off-season.
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Spain
Location
Landgraaf, NED
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth in super G at the 2017 European Cup event in Pitztal, Austria, and placing third in slalom at the 2016 European Cup event in Espot, Spain. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
His brother. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Strive to win." (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for Andorra at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (pyeongchang2018.com, 09 Mar 2018)

He was named the 2016 Most Promising Young Male Athlete in Winter Sports in Andorra. (govern.ad, 13 Dec 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (diariandorra.ad, 10 Dec 2018)
Impairment
He has hemiplegia as the result of a skiing accident when he was age 14. He has paralysis of the right part of the body, including loss of peripheral sight in his right eye. (elperiodic.ad, 11 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
  2018 Downhill - Standing  DNF
23 2018 Super-G - Standing 1:32.97
  2018 Super Combined - Standing  DNF
  2018 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
20 2018 Slalom - Standing 2:04.43
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
17 2016/2017 Downhill - Standing 1:22.72
19 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:10.96
  2016/2017 Super Combined - Standing  DNF
19 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:31.05
  2016/2017 Slalom - Standing  DNF
18 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:21.71
12 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 2:02.55
15 2018/2019 Downhill - Standing 1:03.70
  2018/2019 Super Combined - Standing  DNF
  2018/2019 Super-G - Standing  DNF