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Jesse Bachinsky

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B2
Guide
Levi Nadlersmith

Further personal information

Residence
Kenora, ON, CAN
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up skiing in about 2013. He entered his first competition among able-bodied athletes, before joining the Manitoba provincial cross-country skiing team in Canada as its only Para athlete at the time.
Why this sport?
A ski coach in Kenora, ON, Canada, introduced him to the sport.
Club / Team
Kenora Nordic and Biathlon Club: Canada
Name of coach
Graham Nishikawa [personal], CAN

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Canada
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Canmore, AB, CAN

General interest

Hobbies
Snowboarding, kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, fishing. (nordiqcanada.ca, 03 Mar 2019)
Hero / Idol
Canadian Para cross-country skier and biathlete Brian McKeever. (nordiqcanada.ca, 03 Mar 2019)
Famous relatives
His mother Tamara Bachinsky has served as his coach and as director of ski and snowboard programmes at Mount Evergreen Ski Club in Kenora, BC, Canada. (kenoraonline.com, 27 Dec 2018, 26 May 2018; kenoraminerandnews.com, 01 Mar 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (gofundme.com, 12 Oct 2017)
Impairment
He has a visual impairment, including no peripheral or central vision. (kenoradailyminerandnews.com, 29 Nov 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships (Prince George, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style VI Final 2019-02-17 15
Men's Sprint - Free Style VI Final 2019-02-18 11
Men's Long Distance - Classic VI Final 2019-02-24 10