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Leonardo Martinez

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW11

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at age six.
Why this sport?
He skied before his accident, and his friends convinced him to return to the sport after he had recovered.

General interest

Nicknames
Poke (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Impairment
He was involved in a skiing accident on 20 August 2005, which resulted in paraplegia. (losandes.com.ar, 28 Jul 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 25