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Maiju Laurila

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12-1

Further personal information

Family
Husband Teemu, daughter Lumi
Residence
Sirkka, FIN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Finnish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began alpine skiing in 2009 at a camp at Himos Ski Resort in Jamsa, Finland.
Club / Team
Levi Ski Club: Finland

General interest

Hobbies
Cross-country skiing, cycling, canoeing, reading, spending time with her dogs. (levi.ski, 24 Dec 2020; Athlete, 13 Mar 2019)
Most influential person in career
Finnish Para alpine skier Lauri Louhivirta. (Athlete, 13 Mar 2019)
Impairment
In 2008 she broke her back in a snowmobile accident, which resulted in paralysis of her lower limbs. (ski.fi, 13 Oct 2018; seura.fi, 20 Sep 2015)