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Elie Zampin

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B3

Further personal information

Family
He has a son, Maximilien.
Residence
Mégève, FRA
Occupation
Athlete, Postal Worker
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started skiing during high school and got into cross country skiing at age 25. He first competed at the Paralympic Games in 1992.
Club / Team
Handisport Annecien [ASPTT]: Annecy, FRA

General interest

Injuries
He suffered a trimalleolar fracture [medial, lateral and posterior malleoli] of the tibia due to a fall when racing in 2008, which required surgery. (i-services.com, 03 Mar 2008)
Impairment
He has been visually impaired since birth. (humanite.fr, 2002)
Other information
GUIDED BY FAMILY
His son Maximilien is his guide. (we-are-megeve.com, 14 Jan 2013)

OCCUPATION
He works in conjunction with the Megeve tourism board, introducing cross country skiing to tourists and locals of all ages. He is also president of the cross country skiing section of the Sports Club Megeve, and works for the postal service in Megeve. (csportsmegeve.com, 2011; megeve.com, 2011, savoie-mont-blanc.com, 04 Aug 2012)