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Marco Zanotti

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW4

Further personal information

Residence
Bergamo, ITA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at age seven with Parre Ski Club in Bergamo, Italy. He took up para-alpine skiing in 2006 in Italy.
Why this sport?
"I've always liked skiing."
Club / Team
Special Bergamo Sport: Italy
Name of coach
Davide Gros [national], ITA

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Italy

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in super G and silver in giant slalom at the 2013 Italian national championships. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)
Most influential person in career
Italian alpine skier Martino Belingheri. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
Italian alpine skier Alberto Tomba and US alpine skier Ted Ligety. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport is good for you." (Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)
Impairment
In 2001 he was injured in an accident at work, resulting in a below the knee amputation. (sbsbergamo.it, 27 Jan 2014; Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-13 27
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-15 17