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Gerald Hayden

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12-1

Further personal information

Residence
Winter Park, CO, USA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Economics - University of California: Davis, CA, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
A year after his accident, he began taking skiing lessons again at Tahoe Adaptive Skiing in Lake Tahoe, CA, United States.
Why this sport?
He was a recreational skier before his accident.
Name of coach
Kevin Jardine [national]
Coach from which country?
United States

General interest

Hobbies
Reading. (teamusa.org, 21 Feb 2014)
Impairment
A car accident in 1995 resulted in a spinal cord injury that caused paralysis below the waist. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010; redorbit.com, 12 Mar 2006)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Final Round 9999
Men's Super-G Sitting Final Round 32
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 20
Men's Slalom Sitting Final Round 19
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Sitting Final Round 16
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 9999
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Sitting Final Round 2014-03-13 8