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Luca Righetti

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
SB-LL

Further personal information

Family
One son
Residence
Parma, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Office Worker
Languages
Italian
Higher education
University of Parma: Italy

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1996 in Trentino, Italy.
Why this sport?
He began snowboarding with three of his friends. He loves the snow and the mountains.
Club / Team
ASD Ski Club Paralimpic Fanano: Modena, ITA
Name of coach
Igor Confortin [national], ITA

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Italy
Location
Landgraaf

General interest

Most influential person in career
His son. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Hero / Idol
Alpine skier Marc Girardelli, Italian snowboarder Omar Visintin. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014; abiliallosport.it, 31 Jan 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It is a game, go and have fun." (abiliallosport.it, 31 Jan 2014)
Impairment
He has paralysis in one leg due to a spinal cord injury he sustained in a traffic accident. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014; centrocardinalferrari.it, 04 Jul 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Para Snowboard Cross Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 26