Christ Rasmussen Jr

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Samantha
Languages
English
Higher education
Business Administration - Baker College of Jackson: United States

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para skiing in 2014.
Why this sport?
“My daughter kept pushing me because I taught her how to ski.”

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be capitive of the environment in which you find yourself." [Mark Caine] (Facebook profile, 06 Apr 2019)
Other sports
He competed in Para bobsleigh at the 2019 World Championships in Lake Placid, NY, United States of America. (ibsf.org, 30 Mar 2019)
Impairment
He contracted an unknown disease while serving with the US armed forces in Operation Desert Storm in Iraq. The condition causes blood to not properly flow back to the heart, causing blood to pool in his legs. As a result, he had his left leg amputated in 2002. (metierlaw.com, 23 Apr 2014; thedailyreporter.com, 14 Apr 2014)