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David Allen Williams

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW11

Further personal information

Residence
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Occupation
Veteran
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried mono-skiing in 2014 at a winter sports clinic for military veterans with physical impairments in Colorado, United States of America.
Why this sport?
"It's freedom. It's just you and the hill and the snow and the ski."

General interest

Nicknames
Dave (veteransadaptivesports.org, 01 Jan 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live." [Bob Marley] (Facebook profile, 03 Jan 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (adaptivespirit.com, 01 Jan 2021)
Impairment
In 2014 he sustained a spinal cord injury while on active duty with the US military. (veteransadaptivesports.org, 01 Jan 2016; usatoday.com, 30 Mar 2015)