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Jehyuk Lee

Snowboard

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SB-LL2

Further personal information

Residence
Korea
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began snowboarding in 2011.
Why this sport?
After he quit baseball, his father encouraged him to get involved in the sport.
Name of coach
Shin Myung-Soo [national], KOR

General interest

Nicknames
G [when he trained in Canada, Canadian athletes called him G, instead of Je]. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Hobbies
Photography. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022; Instagram profile, 29 Jan 2021, 15 Jan 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in banked slalom at the 2019 National Winter Para Games in the Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
Coach Rene Brunner. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Korean figure skater Kim Yuna. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Even if you get a second go, give it your best at your first attempt." (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Impairment
He fractured his ankle while snowboarding in 2012. While he was in hospital, an infection caused damage to a ligament and muscle in the ankle, which resulted in his impairment. (Athlete, 22 Mar 2022)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Lillehammer 2021 World Para Snow Sports Championships (Lillehammer, Norway)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Banked Slalom SB-LL2 Race 2 2022-01-14 13
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL2 Race 2 2022-01-21 8
Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL2 Quarterfinal 4 2022-03-06 4
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL2 Qualification 2022-03-07 10
Men's Banked Slalom SB-LL2 Final 2022-03-12 16