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Elise Morley

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB9, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Norton, MA, USA
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first had swimming lessons at age four.
Why this sport?
Her mother signed her up for swimming lessons after she fell into a pool. "The more I did it, the more I fell in love with it. It's my sport."
Club / Team
Paralympic Sport Club Boston: United States
Name of coach
Michael Prout [club]

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you train really hard then you will get there." (adaptivesportsne.org, 04 Dec 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named to the Boston Globe 2017 Para Sport All Scholastic team. (Adaptive Sports New England, 01 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (thesunchronicle.com, 19 Feb 2016)
Impairment
She was born without her left hand. (thesunchronicle.com, 19 Feb 2016)