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Rasmus Hougaard Oersted

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
LW9-2

Further personal information

Residence
Copenhagen, DEN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Danish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at an early age at Skiklubben Hareskov in Denmark.
Why this sport?
"It means everything for me to ski. If other disabled people feel like it, they should do it. It's fun and there are a lot of challenges. You can also get better if you're having trouble keeping your balance."
Club / Team
Skiklubben Hareskov: Denmark
Name of coach
Visti Lindemann [national]; Kasper Bisgaard [national]

General interest

Injuries
In July 2021 he sustained a knee injury. (Facebook page, 29 Sep 2021, 20 Jul 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2021 he was presented the Poul Andersen Trophy by Skiklubben Hareskov in Denmark. (Instagram profile, 17 Sep 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Twitter profile, 01 Mar 2019)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. The condition affects the right side of his body. (sahva.dk, 01 Feb 2016)