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Jeffrey Stuut

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW3

Further personal information

Residence
Enkhuizen, NED
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Dutch, English
Higher education
Sports Management - HAN University of Applied Sciences: Netherlands

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried Para skiing at age five, and began training seriously in 2010.
Why this sport?
He tried the sport during a family holiday in Flachau, Austria, and immediately enjoyed it.
Name of coach
Falco Teitsma [national], NED; Nick Elsewaerd [national], NED

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Netherlands

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in both downhill and super G at the 2017 World Championships in Tarvisio, Italy. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His parents, and coach Nick Elsewaerd. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
US alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Injuries
He broke his left foot after a fall in November 2018. He required surgery on the injury. (Facebook profile, 28 Nov 2018; Instagram profile, 25 Nov 2018)

In December 2015 he fell and broke his right leg in three places during an event in Pitztal, Austria. He was back on skis in August 2016, and underwent surgery to remove screws from his leg in April 2017. (Facebook profile, 13 Apr 2017, 09 Aug 2016; nskiv.org, 11 Dec 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"On skis I experience no restrictions." (jeffreystuut-foundation.nl, 26 Jan 2017)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy after sustaining a brain haemorrhage at birth. The condition mainly affects the left side of his body. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018; nskiv.org, 2015)
Other information
FOUNDATION
He has set up the Jeffrey Stuut Foundation, an organisation that aims to introduce children and young people with an impairment to skiing. (rodi.nl, 05 Sep 2017; jeffreystuut-foundation.nl, 26 Jan 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2017 IPC Alpine skiing World Championships Tarvisio, ITA (Tarvisio, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Standing Race 1 2017-01-25 3
Men's Super-G Standing Race 1 2017-01-26 3
Men's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2017-01-28 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2017-01-30 10
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2017-01-31 9999
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Standing Final 2018-03-10 19
Men's Super-G Standing Final 2018-03-11 16
Men's Super Combined Standing Final 2018-03-13 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2018-03-14 12
Men's Slalom Standing Final 2018-03-17 9999