Pietro Fiandaca

Snowboard

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Languages
Italian
Higher education
Environmental Science - University of Catania: Italy

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para snowboarding at age 24.
Why this sport?
He loved snowboarding from the moment he first tried it but, living in Sicily, Italy, it was rare that he got the chance to enjoy the sport. In October 2011 he met Italian para-snowboarding coach Silvia Bresciani, who encouraged him to take up the sport competitively.

General interest

Impairment
He was born with muscle weakness in his right arm. (cinap.unict.it, 21 Feb 2013)