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Peter Dunning

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
LW12-2

Further personal information

Family
Wife Laura, daughter Ava.
Residence
Wallasey, ENG
Occupation
Athlete, Motivational Speaker

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing in 2009.
Why this sport?
He began skiing through an English Armed Services initiative to give injured marines and soldiers adventure training and sporting opportunities.
Club / Team
Combined Services Disabled Ski Team [CSDST]: Great Britain

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"You've never lived until you've nearly died - that's why I do everything I do to the best of my ability." (thefreelibrary.com, 13 Dec 2010)
Other sports
He played semi-professional rugby for English club Chester. (haighousingtrust.org.uk, 2010)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (coming-home.org.uk, 17 Apr 2012)
Impairment
While serving as a Lance Corporal in the British army, he lost both legs in a roadside bombing attack in Afghanistan in 2008. (thefreelibrary.com, 13 Dec 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Sestriere, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Sitting Final 2011-01-20 20
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final 2011-01-21 27