Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para cross-country skiing in 1995.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport as a part of his marathon training for athletics.
He has competed in athletics and won a silver medal in the T52-53 marathon at the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta. (SportsDeskOnline, 29 Oct 2000)
At age 21 he was involved in a car accident after trying to avoid an animal on the road. His injuries resulted in an impairment to his lower limbs. (wadamame.com, 03 Sep 2008)
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