Matteo Cotardo

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Residence
Genoa, ITA
Languages
English, Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
After his accident he learned to ski at the Freewhite club in Sestriere, Italy.
Club / Team
Freewhite: Sestriere, ITA
Name of coach
Davide Gros [national]

General interest

Impairment
He sustained spinal cord injures while working as an elevator engineer in 2013. The accident resulted in paraplegia. (genovatoday.it, 10 Oct 2013; sampnews24.com, 23 Jan 2014; change.org, 2016)