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Jong Seork Park

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
LW11

Further personal information

Residence
Pyeongchang, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at a ski camp.
Why this sport?
"It looked so fun to me."
Club / Team
High 1 Sports: Gangwon, KOR
Name of coach
Bosung Kim
Coach from which country?
Korea
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Korea

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing in a 2010 World Cup race in Aspen, CO, in the United States. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always have fun when racing." (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a spinal injury sustained when he fell eight metres while working as an electrical engineer in 2000. (VANOC, 12 Feb 2010; blog.naver.com, 02 Feb 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 9999
Men's Super-G Sitting Final Round 16
Men's Downhill Sitting Final Round 12
Men's Slalom Sitting Final Round 42
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final 2009-02-21 13
Men's Super-G Sitting Final 2009-02-23 6
Men's Super-G Sitting Run 2 2009-02-24 15
Men's Downhill Sitting Final 2009-02-28 10
2011 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Sestriere, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Final 2011-01-16 9999
Men's Super-G Sitting Final 2011-01-18 18
Men's Super-Combined Sitting Final 2011-01-19 13
Men's Slalom Sitting Final 2011-01-20 14
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final 2011-01-21 22
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Race 1 2013-02-20 18
Men's Super-G Sitting Race 1 2013-02-21 24
Men's Slalom Sitting Race 1 2013-02-24 9999
Men's Super-Combined Sitting Race 1 2013-02-25 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Race 1 2013-02-26 9999
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Final Round 2014-03-08 12
Men's Super-G Sitting Final Round 2014-03-09 9999
Men's Slalom Sitting Final Round 2014-03-13 9999
Men's Super Combined Sitting Final Round 2014-03-14 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 2014-03-15 9999