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Daniel Shoemaker

Snowboard

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SB-UL

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Science - Thompson Rivers University: Kamloops, BC, CAN

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"I grew up watching all the old snowboard videos and begged my parents for a board. Living in the country at the time they must have thought 'how much trouble can he get in with this?'."

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Canada
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Aspen, CO, USA

General interest

Nicknames
Danny (gofundme.com, 29 Jun 2016)
Hobbies
Surfing, skydiving, skateboarding. (Facebook profile, 26 Mar 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Carrying the Canadian flag during the opening ceremony of the 2015 World Championships in La Molina, Spain. (gofundme.com, 29 Jun 2016)
Awards and honours
He was the flag bearer for Canada at the opening ceremony of the 2015 World Championships in La Molina, Spain. (gofundme.com, 29 Jun 2016)
Impairment
In 2006 he was involved in an accident while working on an oil rig, which resulted in his right arm being amputated above the elbow. (gofundme.com, 29 Jun 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPCAS Para Snowboard World Championships La Molina (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-UL Race 1 2015-02-24 9
Men's Banked Slalom SB-UL Race 1 2015-02-28 9
2017 IPC Snowboard World Championships Big White, CAN (Big White, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-UL Race 1 2017-02-04 9999
Men's Banked Slalom SB-UL Race 1 2017-02-07 9999