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Celine Deroualliere

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, German
Higher education
Chemistry, Physics - University of Grenoble: France

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began skiing at age five in Formigueres, France, and took up Para alpine skiing in 2014.
Why this sport?
She skied one week every year when she went on holiday with her family. In 2014 her skiing ability was noticed by Antoine Frances, a former Para alpine skiing guide.
Club / Team
GUC Grenoble Ski: France

General interest

Hobbies
Playing, refereeing and coaching handball, horse riding, making pottery. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a medal at the French national championships. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Philippe Petitqueux. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2016)
Hero / Idol
French Para alpine skier Marie Bochet. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2016)
Injuries
Her 2016/17 season was ended early by a knee injury. (Facebook page, 19 Mar 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2016)