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Ricci Kilgore

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Husband Daniel and daughter Riccijo.
Residence
Reno, NV, USA
Occupation
Veterinarian
Higher education
Animal Science - University of Nevada: Reno, NV, USA

General interest

Hobbies
Rock climbing, fire dancing, doing rodeos, kayaking, hunting. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Other sports
She was two weeks away from competing in a pole vaulting Olympic trial when her accident happened. (usparalympics.org, 2010)
Impairment
She was a pole vaulter with aspirations of competing in the Olympic Games when a car accident left her paralysed from the waist down. (usparaympics.org, 2010)
Other information
STEM CELL THERAPY
After being told she would never walk again, she went to the Dominican Republic for stem cell treatment, which has allowed her to walk a bit and she can feel her muscles growing again. (ktvn.com, 13 Nov 2007)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 6
Women's Slalom Sitting Final Round 9999