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Federico Pelizzari

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW6/8-2

Further personal information

Residence
Mandello del Lario, ITA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age five in Bormio, Italy.
Why this sport?
His father introduced him to the sport.
Club / Team
Polisportiva Disabili Valcamonica: Italy
Name of coach
Davide Gros [national], ITA; Elena Ricaldone [national], ITA

General interest

Hobbies
Ski touring, climbing. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the standing super combined event at the 2021 World Championships in Lillehammer, Norway. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His coaches and teammates. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
US alpine skier Ted Ligety. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Impairment
He lost three fingers on his right hand due to a fireworks explosion in 2012. (ilgiorno.it, 27 Mar 2019; laprovinciadisondrio.it, 31 Dec 2013)