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20377-Hang Seung Park photo

Hang Seung Park

Snowboard

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Kwon Ju-Ri
Residence
Seongnam, KOR
Languages
Korean
Higher education
Education - Woosuk University: Korea

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 at Hyundai Sungwoo Resort in the Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to try snowboarding by his wife.
Name of coach
Kim Sang-Yong, KOR

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Korea

General interest

Hobbies
Cycling, badminton, swimming, climbing. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth in banked slalom at the 2017/18 World Cup event in New Zealand. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His wife. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
US snowboarder Ben Ferguson. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Impairment
He was hit by a truck at age four, which resulted in the amputation of his right arm and right leg. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; pyeongchang2018.com, 18 Jan 2016)
Other information
FORMER OCCUPATION
He used to work as a teacher at a special education school. (blog.naver.com, 27 Dec 2016; pyeongchang2018.com, 18 Jan 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2017 IPC Snowboard World Championships Big White, CAN (Big White, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-UL Race 1 2017-02-04 16
Men's Banked Slalom SB-UL Race 1 2017-02-07 15
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-UL Final 2018-03-12 21
Men's Banked Slalom SB-UL Final 2018-03-16 12