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Logan Leach

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B3
Guide
Julien Petit

Further personal information

Residence
Lumby, BC, CAN
Occupation
Athlete, Concreter
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began alpine skiing in 2010 with SilverStar Adaptive Snow Sports near Vernon, BC, Canada, after his diagnosis of Stargardt disease.
Why this sport?
He had to give up ice hockey due to his vision impairment, and it was suggested to him that he should try skiing.
Club / Team
SilverStar Racing Team: Canada
Name of coach
Dan Cook [club]; Colette Laplante [club]; Jean-Sebastien Labrie [national], CAN; Will Marshall
Training Regime
He trains with the national team at the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific campus in Whistler, BC, Canada.

General interest

Hobbies
Carpentry, beekeeping, gardening. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2022)
Injuries
In 2022 he needed 18 stitches in his face after being cut by a ski. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2022)

In 2019 he sustained a leg fracture which took him four weeks to recover. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2022)
Awards and honours
He was presented with an Athletic Excellence Award at the 2020 PacificSport Okanagan Community Sport Hero Awards in Kelowna, BC, Canada. (telemarknordic.com, 07 Feb 2020)
Ambitions
To win a Paralympic medal. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2022)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of Stargardt disease. (vernonmorningstar.com, 14 Feb 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill VI Final 2022-03-05 9
Men's Super-G VI Final 2022-03-06 7
Men's Super-Combined VI Final 2022-03-07 6
Men's Giant Slalom VI Final 2022-03-10 9999
Men's Slalom VI Final 2022-03-13 5