Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 27 in Nagano, Japan
Why this sport?
He was inspired by a dream of participating in the Paralympic Winter Games after seeing a poster of Japanese Para skier Kuniko Obinata who won gold at the 1998 edition in Nagano.
Mitsu (Athlete, 27 Dec 2012)
Hero / Idol
Japanese footballer Kazuyoshi Miura. (Athlete, 27 Dec 2012)
Both his legs were amputated above the knee after he was involved in a traffic accident at age 19. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010; chunichi.co.jp, 12 Feb 2010)
|Men's Slalom Sitting||Final Round||14|
|Men's Giant Slalom Sitting||Final||2009-02-21||15|
|Men's Super-G Sitting||Run 2||2009-02-24||27|
|Men's Downhill Sitting||Final||2009-02-28||19|