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Jataya Taylor

Nordic Skiing | Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Denver, CO, USA
Occupation
Veteran, Volunteer
Languages
English
Higher education
Recreation Management - West Virginia University: Morgantown, WV, USA

General interest

Nicknames
Jay (Facebook profile, 31 Oct 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." [US poet Ralph Waldo Emerson] (Facebook profile, 31 Oct 2017)
Other sports
She has competed in Para Nordic skiing, Para cycling, boccia, wheelchair basketball and Para athletics at national level.
(racemine.com, 31 May 2015; usaboccia.org, 13 Feb 2015; fasterskier.com, 03 Jan 2015; sanantoniosports.org, 2015; ablevets.org, 20 Aug 2014)
Impairment
She was injured in a training accident while serving with the US Military in 2005. (wyomilitary.wyo.gov, 05 Oct 2017)