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Brian Rowland

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW11

Further personal information

Residence
Merrickville, ON, CAN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para alpine skiing in Calabogie, ON, Canada.
Why this sport?
"I was looking for a sport that gets my heart pounding."
Club / Team
Calabogie Ski Racing Club: Canada
Name of coach
Jean-Sebastien Labrie [national], CAN
Training Regime
He trains with the national team at the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific campus in Whistler, BC, Canada.

General interest

Hobbies
Surfing, mountain biking, jet-skiing. (alpinecanada.org, 01 Jun 2020)
Hero / Idol
Canadian runner and activist Terry Fox. (alpinecanada.org, 01 Jun 2020)
Other sports
He won the adaptive category at the 2019 Canadian Wakesurfing Championships on Chestermere Lake, AB, Canada. (ngtimes.ca, 11 Sep 2019)
Impairment
He sustained a spinal cord injury after a motocross accident in 2015. (Instagram profile, 22 Sep 2020; alpineontario.ca, 15 Feb 2019)