Pavel Dvorak

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW12-1

Further personal information

Residence
Svoboda nad Úpou, CZE
Occupation
Accountant

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried monoskiing in 1997, and began competing in international competitions in 2000.
Why this sport?
He had been around ski slopes from a young age as his mother was a member of the local ski club. He was introduced to monoskiing while at high school.
Name of coach
Jan Cihak [national]

General interest

Nicknames
Vokurek, Dvorka (monoski.info, 2014)
Hobbies
Handcycling, swimming, paragliding, going to the cinema and concerts. (hradec.rozhlas.cz, 05 Oct 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in slalom at the Italian national championships in 2012, and placing second in the slalom at the Swiss national championships in 2014. (hradec.rozhlas.cz, 05 Oct 2017)
Impairment
He was born with arthrogryposis, a congenital condition that affects a person's joints and the development of muscles. (hradec.rozhlas.cz, 05 Oct 2017)