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31575-Rimpei Sato photo

Rimpei Sato

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12-1

Further personal information

Residence
Japan
Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in his second year of primary school in Nagano, Japan.
Why this sport?
He tried the sport at a ski event.
Club / Team
Iiyama High School: Japan
Name of coach
Shido Kazushi [national], JPN

General interest

Impairment
He has paralysis in his lower limbs and right upper limb due to a condition named Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease, which affects the brain and spinal cord. (47news.jp, 05 May 2014; jsad.or.jp, 26 Jan 2018)