Jolanda van Leeuwen
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
The Hague, NED
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in Para skiing in early 2016, but had already tried skiing before while on holiday.
Why this sport?
"Skiing gives the ultimate feeling of freedom."
Running. (Twitter profile, 03 Sep 2020)
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Instagram profile, 10 Dec 2018)
She was born with cataracts and nystagmus. Later retinal detachments means she has no vision in her right eye and 5% vision in her left eye. (voyagebeyond.org, 01 Nov 2019; runningblind.nl, 26 Mar 2013 )