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Frank Matzke

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Sons Erol and Amanuel

General interest

Nicknames
Franco (staugustine.com, 01 Aug 2015)
Other sports
He competed in Para cycling road at the 2014 World Championships in Greenville, SC, United States of America. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Jan 2019; teamusa.org, 28 Aug 2014)
Impairment
He sustained a serious brain injury in 1991 after he was involved in an explosion while serving with the US armed forces in Kuwait. He has hemiparesis as a result of his injuries, which affects the right side of his body. (staugustine.com, 01 Aug 2015; gofundme.com, 31 May 2015)