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Pavel Bambousek

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Residence
Mníšek pod Brdy, CZE
Occupation
Athlete, Marketing
Languages
Czech, English
Higher education
International Relations - Metropolitan University of Prague: Czech Republic

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004 in Janske Lazne, Czech Republic.
Club / Team
SK Akada: Janské Lázne, CZE

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Czech Republic

General interest

Nicknames
Bambus (monoski.info, 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing sixth in the overall standings for the 2016/17 European Cup season. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Swiss alpine skier Didier Cuche. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Czech snowboarder and alpine skier Ester Ledecka. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2018)
Injuries
He broke his leg in December 2016 and was sidelined for a month. (zpravyzmnisku.cz, 06 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he was nominated for the Man of the Year award by the Czech edition of 'Esquire' magazine. (rozhlas.cz, 29 May 2017)
Other sports
He finished 11th at the 2016 European Para Golf Championships in Oldrichov u Duchcova, Czech Republic. (cgf.cz, Jun 2016)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of falling 10 metres from a bridge at age 17. (paralympic.cz, 07 Oct 2019; Athlete, 08 Mar 2018; vzpoura-urazum.cz, 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He has worked as a regional manager for the Czech Golf Association for the Impaired [CZGDA]. He also works as a marketing specialist for a medical company in the Czech Republic. (Facebook profile, 28 Oct 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2017 IPC Alpine skiing World Championships Tarvisio, ITA (Tarvisio, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Super-G Sitting Race 1 2017-01-26 9999
Men's Super-Combined Sitting Race 1 2017-01-28 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Race 1 2017-01-30 15
Men's Slalom Sitting Race 1 2017-01-31 9999
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Final 2018-03-10 19
Men's Super-G Sitting Final 2018-03-11 20
Men's Super Combined Sitting Final 2018-03-13 14
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final 2018-03-14 9999
Men's Slalom Sitting Final 2018-03-17 9999
Kranjska Gora/Sella Nevea 2019 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships (Kranjska Gora/Sella Nevea, Slovenia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Race 1 2019-01-21 18
Men's Slalom Sitting Race 1 2019-01-23 9999
Men's Downhill Sitting Race 1 2019-01-30 9999
Men's Super-Combined Sitting Race 1 2019-01-31 9999
Men's Super-G Sitting Race 1 (from SC) 2019-01-31 9999