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Bridget Dietz

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F32, T32

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics at age 12.
Why this sport?
"The school district has a bunch of adaptive physical education teachers and they saw that I was kind of into it, so they gave me a chair to use and then I started going out and doing it on my own. Track's fun. It gives me something to do rather than sit, so I like that."

General interest

Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. "I have cerebral palsy which is basically like a brain injury. There are all different kinds, I have it very, very mild. Some people have it where they can't walk or they can't talk, but I can do both things." (reviewjournal.com, 01 May 2017)