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Linnea Ottosson Eide

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW12-1

Further personal information

Languages
English, Swedish
Higher education
Psychology - Mid Sweden University: Östersund, SWE

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first tried sit-skiing at age five on a skiing trip with her family in Are, Sweden, and began competing at age 13.
Why this sport?
She tried it on holiday, and really enjoyed it.

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Sweden

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with friends. (paralympics.se, 07 Jun 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Sara Saubberg. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Hero / Idol
Swedish alpine skier Pernilla Wiberg. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A result can never be worse than not trying." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Impairment
She was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 9999
Women's Slalom Sitting Final Round 9
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Sitting Race 1 2013-02-24 6
Women's Giant Slalom Sitting Race 1 2013-02-26 8
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Sitting Final Round 2014-03-12 9999
Women's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 2014-03-16 11