Diego Primero Seguel Moreno
Alpine Skiing | Athletics
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Athlete, Graphical Design
Design - Catholic University of Chile: Santiago, CHI
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para alpine skiing in 2004. After practising the sport for 10 years he decided to start competing.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to the sport by Chilean Paralympian Tomas del Villar. "I always liked action sports and skiing makes me feel free, more than any other sport."
Name of coach
Carlos Torres [national]
He trains at the La Parva Ski Centre in Chile.
Memorable sporting achievement
Serving as flag bearer for Chile at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (elmostrador.cl, 23 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Carlos Torres. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Passion plus persistence equals possibility." (Facebook page, 23 Nov 2018)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for Chile at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (pyeongchang2018.com, 09 Mar 2018)
He has competed in Para athletics at national level in Chile. (ccu.cl, 09 Jan 2015)
To compete at the 2019 World Championships in Slovenia and Italy. (Radio Hoy Facebook page, 08 May 2018)
He has paraplegia as the result of snowboarding accident in 2002. (Facebook page, 23 Nov 2018; Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
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