Peter Williams

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW11

Further personal information

Occupation
Product Developer
Languages
English
Higher education
Communications - Auckland University of Technology : Auckland, NZL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He initially learned to ski standing up, before switching to a sit-ski as a teenager.

General interest

Nicknames
Pete (petewilliams.co.nz, 12 Dec 2011)
Hobbies
Following current events, sports, finance (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Injuries
After competing in the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, he injured his shoulder badly while skiing and was unable to ski or even work for a long time. (acc.co.nz, 19 Dec 2012)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida and doctors initially feared he would not survive. He has had more than 40 major operations. (petewilliams.co.nz, 12 Dec 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Sitting Final Round 22
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 20