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Nicolo Orsini

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW6/8-2

Further personal information

Residence
Turin, ITA
Occupation
Architect
Languages
English, French, Italian
Higher education
Architecture - Polytechnic University of Turin: Italy

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He learned to ski at age 10, and began competing seriously in 2013.
Why this sport?
"Skiing is beautiful and the mountains are my life."
Club / Team
Ski Team Cesana: Italy
Name of coach
Davide Gros [national], ITA

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Italy

General interest

Hero / Idol
US alpine skier Ted Ligety. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Just go out there and have fun." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Impairment
He was born without a left hand. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-15 9999
2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships Panorama (Panorama, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2015-03-08 9999
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2015-03-10 9999