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Joshua Scanlon

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW11

Further personal information

Family
Wife Danielle
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Communications - Southwest Minnesota State University: United States

General interest

Nicknames
Josh (ritewayconveyors.com, 28 Jun 2016)
Hobbies
Hunting. (ritewayconveyors.com, 28 Jun 2016)
Other sports
He competed in wheelchair racing at the 2009 IWAS Athletics Junior World Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland. He has also played for the Jr. Rolling Timberwolves wheelchair basketball team in Minnesota, United States of America. (herald-journal.com, 10 May 2010; rollstuhlsportevents.ch, 16 Jul 2009)
Impairment
At age 12 he damaged the T12 vertebra in his spinal cord while he was practising gymnastics at home with his two brothers. The accident resulted in paraplegia. (herald-journal.com, 10 May 2010)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a welder for RiteWay Conveyors in Minnesota, United States of America. He gained a qualification in welding from Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (ritewayconveyors.com, 28 Jun 2016)