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Sedigheh Rouzbeh

Alpine Skiing | Snowboard

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Family
Two sons
Languages
Persian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first tried Para snowboarding at a ski resort in Dizin, Islamic Republic of Iran. She began competing in 2016.
Why this sport?
"It was my hardest decision when I wanted to start snowboarding. I had to try to overcome my fears and I had to be stronger every day. Although the difficulties were getting worse, I fell in love with snowboarding more."
Name of coach
Seyed Mosayeb Seid [snowboard, national]; Mehdi Sulghani [snowboard, national]; Seyed Elahe Hosseini [snowboard, national]
Training Regime
Ahead of the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games she was training every day, two days per week with a coach, and alone the other days.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her husband. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Injuries
She injured her knees two days before travelling to the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Despite being in pain, she was able to compete in snowboard in Pyeongchang. (paralympic.org, 10 Mar 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I will never give up. My goal in the future is to inspire people who want to do great things with all their impairments." (paralympic.org, 10 Mar 2021)
Awards and honours
She was flag bearer for the Islamic Republic of Iran at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (paralympic.org, 18 Mar 2018)
Other sports
For the 2021/22 season she was classified in both Para snowboard [SB-LL2] and Para alpine skiing [LW4]. (IPC, 24 Nov 2021)
Milestones
She became the first female snowboarder representing the Islamic Republic of Iran to compete at the Paralympic Winter Games, when she participated in the women's SB-LL2 banked slalom at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Nov 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (paralympic.org, 10 Mar 2021)

Results