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Kim Monsieur

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW4

Further personal information

Languages
Dutch, English, German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began skiing at age three while on holiday with her family in Ellmau, Austria.
Why this sport?
"Skiing gives me a sense of freedom and I love the snow and the mountains."

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Netherlands
Location
Landgraaf, NED

General interest

Hero / Idol
Her sister. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2016)
Injuries
She tore the anterior cruciate ligament [ACL] in her right knee in May 2014. Her recovery took nine months. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe in yourself, have fun and enjoy it." (Athlete, 30 Jun 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (sport.talentboek.nl, 01 Jan 2019)
Impairment
She has paralysis on the right side of her body due to a lack of oxygen at birth. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2016)