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Kevin Burnside

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
LW11.5

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first competed in Para skiing in 2018
Why this sport?
A friend introduced him to the sport when he was in his rehab. "My first love was wheelchair basketball, I have ventured into other adaptive sports, but I grew fond of Nordic skiing and biathlon."
Club / Team
Sitrin Health Care Center: New Hartford, NY, USA
Name of coach
Scott Miller

General interest

Hobbies
Watching American football and basketball. (Disruption Network YouTube channel, 28 Oct 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (961theeagle.com, 07 Feb 2019)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. He has had both legs amputated below the knee. (bigfrog104.com, 22 Jan 2018; greateruticachamber.org, 11 Dec 2019)