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Erica Silvey

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Occupation
Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
Her sporting career began at age five when she started playing football.

General interest

Hobbies
Gymnastics, softball, football. (sandiegouniontribune.com, 14 July 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You can't judge someone on how well they can do something until they actually do it and you can see how good they are and what they can do." (wctv.tv, 18 Jun 2015)
Awards and honours
In June 2015 she was named US Youth Soccer Player of the Month. (wtxl.com, 18 Jun 2015)
Impairment
She was born without a fully formed fibula bone in her left leg. The limb was amputated below the knee at age 10 months. (tallahassee.com, 14 Jul 2015)