Marta Da Pra

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW2

Further personal information

Family
Son Angelo
Residence
Lozzo di Cadore, ITA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Sci Club Druscie Cortina: Cortina d'Ampezzo, ITA

General interest

Hobbies
Hiking. (martadapra.it, 29 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
Former coach Alessandro Valcanover. (corrierealpi.gelocal.it, 02 Aug 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Get a dream, make it your own, fight and conquer." (martadapra.it, 29 Sep 2016)
Impairment
At age 22 she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma [bone cancer] in her pelvis and left femur. She underwent nine months of treatment including bone reconstruction surgery. In 2015 she had her left knee replaced with a prosthetic due to advanced arthritis. (martadapra.it, 29 Sep 2016)