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INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE
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Conner Pierce

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T36

Further personal information

Residence
Seattle, WA, USA
Occupation
Motivational Speaker, Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Human Movement Studies - University of British Columbia: Vancouver, BC, CAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2017.
Why this sport?
He began lifting weights in 2013 to help improve his self-confidence, before switching first to cross country running and then Para athletics. "Although the sport posed physical difficulties early on, I gave each race my best effort. I knew I wasn't going to be the fastest one out there. So I did my best to focus on what I could control."
Club / Team
Washington Athletic Club [USA] / University of British Columbia [CAN]:

General interest

Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (teamusa.org, 27 May 2019)
Other information
AUTHOR
In 2018 he released a book entitled 'From Palsy to Paralympian'. (Facebook profile, 31 Aug 2019)