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Line Damgaard

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW2

Further personal information

Occupation
Medical Specialist
Languages
Danish, English, German, Swedish
Higher education
Health Science - Jonkoping University: Sweden

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first tried skiing in 1989 in Norway, and began Para skiing after her amputation.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed the sport and found it challenging.

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Denmark
Location
Chamrousse, FRA

General interest

Hobbies
Looking after her horse Sylle. (Instagram profile, 02 Jun 2020; Facebook profile, 24 Dec 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Peter Balle. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Awards and honours
She was Denmark's flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (paralympic.org, 16 Mar 2014)
Impairment
In October 2000 she had her right leg amputated above the knee because of cancer. (sahva.dk, 2016; dhif.dk, 2016; Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works at a company that produces orthoses and prostheses in Bergen, Norway. (Facebook profile, 24 Dec 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-12 12
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-16 15