Jennifer De-Pippo

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9

Further personal information

Residence
Cranbrook, BC, CAN
Languages
English
Higher education
Accounting - SAIT School of Business: Calgary, AB, CAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training seriously in August 2013.
Why this sport?
Her brain injury resulted in issues with her balance, so she was more suited to a sport in water.
Club / Team
Cranbrook Tritons Swim Club: Canada
Name of coach
Dave Chisholm [club]

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (e-know.ca, 22 Jul 2016)
Impairment
She sustained a severe brain injury in a car accident three days before her eighth birthday. (kootenaybiz.com, Jun 2015)
Other information
BOOK
She co-authored a book about her life story, 'An Unexpected Miracle - Conquering Brain Injury'. It was published in 2014. (amazon.ca, 01 May 2014; e-know.ca, 31 Mar 2014)