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Giuseppe Comunale

Alpine Skiing | Snowboard

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SB-LL1

Further personal information

Residence
Messina, ITA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para snowboarding in 2006.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed extreme sports and he was encouraged to take up the sport by a friend.

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Italy

General interest

Nicknames
Peppe, Iastimo (tempostretto.it, 05 Mar 2014; repubblica.it, 12 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His family and friends. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Impairment
He was born without a fully developed right leg as the result of phocomelia. The condition also affects both of his hands. (4snowboard.it, 26 Mar 2012; Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)

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 23
2015 IPCAS Para Snowboard World Championships La Molina (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL1 Race 1 2015-02-24 5
Men's Banked Slalom SB-LL1 Race 1 2015-02-28 5
2017 IPC Snowboard World Championships Big White, CAN (Big White, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL1 Race 1 2017-02-04 7
Men's Banked Slalom SB-LL1 Race 1 2017-02-07 7