Kieran Simion

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW9-2

Further personal information

Residence
Digne-les-Bains, FRA
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, French, Italian
Higher education
Design - Educatel : France

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at age four.
Why this sport?
His family liked to go skiing.
Club / Team
Albertville Handisport / Ski Montange Dignois: France
Name of coach
Philippe Lambert [national], FRA

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
France
Location
Landgraaf, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Kiki (Athlete, 25 Jun 2016)
Hobbies
Skiing, rugby. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2016)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2016)
Hero / Idol
French alpine skier Alexis Pinturault. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2016)
Injuries
In December 2014 he partially ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his left leg while competing at an international event in Veysonnaz, Switzerland. (Facebook page, 12 Jan 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"When you want, you can." (Athlete, 25 Jun 2016)
Ambitions
To be a Paralympic champion. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2016(
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a brain tumour. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2016)