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Ralph Green

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
F57, LW2

Further personal information

Residence
Vail, CO, USA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Marketing - DeVry University: Downers Grove, IL, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 1994 in Poconos, PA, United States.
Why this sport?
He did not like the sport initially but after he tried it a few times he warmed to it.
Name of coach
Kevin Jardine [national], USA
Training Regime
He trains at the National Sports Center for the Disabled in Winter Park, CO, United States.

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
United States

General interest

Nicknames
Putt-Putt (adaptivespirit.com, 2012)
Hobbies
Camping, biking, riding his motorcycle, bowling. (scoopsandiego.com, 03 Feb 2014)
Hero / Idol
His mother. (ralphgreen.net, 17 Dec 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I am not scared to go fast, not scared to crash, but I learned you have to finish and that's what I am doing now. Fear is not a factor." (ralphgreen.net, 13 Dec 2010)
Impairment
At age 16 he lost a leg following a random shooting incident in Brooklyn, NY, United States. (ralphgreen.net, 17 Dec 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Standing Final Round 9999
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 36
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 46
Men's Super-G Standing Final Round 9999
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Super-G Standing Final Round 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 29
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 22
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Standing Final 2009-02-20 14
Men's Super-G Standing Final 2009-02-23 34
Men's Super-G Standing Run 2 2009-02-24 31
Men's Downhill Standing Final 2009-02-28 31
2011 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Sestriere, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Standing Final 2011-01-16 14
Men's Super-G Standing Final 2011-01-18 17
Men's Super-Combined Standing Final 2011-01-19 12
Men's Slalom Standing Final 2011-01-20 21
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2011-01-21 21
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Standing Race 1 2013-02-20 8
Men's Super-G Standing Race 1 2013-02-21 16
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2013-02-24 9999
Men's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2013-02-25 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2013-02-26 9999
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Super-G Standing Final Round 2014-03-09 9999
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-13 17
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-15 16
2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships Panorama (Panorama, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Standing Race 1 2015-03-04 13
Men's Super-G Standing Race 1 2015-03-05 19
Men's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2015-03-07 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2015-03-08 9999
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2015-03-10 9999