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Christina Kouros

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Portland, ME, USA
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Education - University of Maine: Farmington, ME, USA

Sport specific information

Club / Team
University of Maine at Farmington Beavers: United States

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"I was born with a disability so I don't know any different [but] it's hard to get used to standing out. You shouldn't be embarrassed to be different. Embrace who you are." (theforecaster.net, 27 Jul 2018)
Other sports
She has competed in wheelchair racing at state level in the United States of America. (theforecaster.net, 27 Jul 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (theforecaster.net, 27 Jul 2018)
Impairment
She was born without her right leg. (theforecaster.net, 27 Jul 2018)
Other information
INDIA TO UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Born in India, she was adopted by a family from the United States of America as a baby. (theforecaster.net, 27 Jul 2018; pressherald.com, 30 Jan 2011)

FURTHER EDUCATION
She has spent time studying at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH, United States of America. (Facebook profile, 09 Jan 2019)