Eric Johnson

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44

Further personal information

Higher education
Engineering - Iowa State University: Iowa City, IA, USA

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Bill Godina, USA
Handedness
Left

General interest

Hobbies
Football, basketball, tennis. (montenews.com, 18 Jul 2013)
Hero / Idol
Former Major League Baseball pitcher, Jim Abbott, who was born without a right hand. (minnesota.cbslocal.com, 18 Jul 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It's not your disability that defines you, it's how you deal with that disability." (minnesota.cbslocal.com, 18 Jul 2013)
Other sports
He has played doubles tennis at state level. (shrinershospitalsforchildren.org, 11 Oct 2011)
Impairment
At age five his left foot was run over by a van while he was playing outside his house. He spent three weeks in hospital and had his left leg amputated below the knee. (minnesota.cbslocal.com, 06 Jun 2011; shrinershospitalsforchildren.org, 11 Oct 2011)