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Sewoong Kang

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
L&F1

Further personal information

Residence
Suncheon, KOR
Occupation
Business Owner

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para dance sport in 2014.
Why this sport?
He recognised coach Kim Yu-Na on an aeroplane by chance as he was interested in Para dance sport and watched videos about it. Therefore he asked for her contact number and decided to start the sport.
Name of coach
Kim Yu-Na [personal], KOR, from 2014
Training Regime
He trains for up to four days a week.

General interest

Impairment
His paraplegia was the result of a traffic accident in 2006. (agoranews.kr, 20 Jun 2018)
Other information
RAISING AWARENESS THROUGH BUSINESS
His initial major was mechanical engineering at university, but he could not gain employment. Therefore he returned to study welfare studies, and established 420 Cooperative Union on 20 April 2017, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The business focuses on improving awareness of people with impairments through many different cultural activities including Para dance sport. (agoranews.kr, 22 Jun 2018)