Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting as a child and took it up seriously in 2012 in Huehuetenango, Guatemala.
Why this sport?
An owner of a gym in El Asintal, Guatemala, encouraged him to start powerlifting.
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Many make fun of people with disabilities, but we are able to achieve what we set out to do, and what we suffer makes us strive even harder to show that we can go very far and reach our goals." (prensalibre.com, 08 May 2019)
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio as a baby. (prensalibre.com, 08 May 2019)