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Pedro Herdeiro

Snowboard

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
SB-LL2

Further personal information

Residence
Albergaria, POR
Occupation
Education Professional, Sports Teacher
Languages
Portuguese
Higher education
Physical Education - Polytechnic Education School of Viana do Castelo: Portugal

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began snowboarding at age 25.
Why this sport?
He tried a number of sports when he was younger, including basketball, skateboarding, surfing, skiing and snowboarding. "After I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, snowboarding was the only sport I could continue doing."
Name of coach
Nuno Marques [national]

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2019 he was named Revelation Athlete of the Year by the Portuguese Winter Sports Federation. (record.pt, 14 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Jornal de Noticias, 11 Nov 2020)
Impairment
In 2011 he was diagnosed with progressive primary multiple sclerosis. (dn.pt, 05 Nov 2018)