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Lairca Reigne Nicdao

Para dance sport


Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
L&F2, SC2

Further personal information


Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2018.
Why this sport?
She was invited to try the sport by Filipino Para dancer Julius Jun Obero, who was working as a technician at the time and helping to fix her prosthesis. "The first time I started dancing, I felt a lot of nerves and insecurities to do all the different movements. I also knew early on I wanted to improve myself to reach the finals at each competition."
Name of coach
Genice Marquez [national], PHI

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't be afraid of what you are facing in the present, always pray and learn to manage your time and think wisely. Most of all, don't lose hope." (Jose Rizal University Facebook page, 25 Sep 2018)
She was diagnosed with osteosarcoma [bone cancer] at age six, which resulted in her impairment. (Jose Rizal University Facebook page, 25 Sep 2018)