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Fabio Piscitello

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SB-LL

Further personal information

Residence
Carignano, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Office Worker
Languages
Italian
Higher education
Culinary Studies

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004 in Sestriere, Italy.
Why this sport?
He went on a school trip to the mountains and discovered he enjoyed the sport.
Club / Team
Sport Di Pix: Turin, ITA
Name of coach
Silvia Bresciani [national], ITA; Igor Confortin [national], ITA

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Italy
Location
Landgraaf

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
His first international race at Landgraaf, Netherlands, in 2013. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Most influential person in career
His family and friends, and Italian para-snowboarder Paolo Di Pietro. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Hero / Idol
US basketball player Michael Jordan and Italian MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always give your maximum." (Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)
Ambitions
To become a professional athlete. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Impairment
His amputation is the result of a car accident. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Para Snowboard Cross Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 25