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Shannon Dugdale

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB5, SM6

Further personal information

Residence
Novato, CA, USA
Occupation
Lifeguard, Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age seven at the same club her sister attended.
Why this sport?
"It's mostly because of my sister. She joined the swim team when she was age 10. I saw her swimming and I thought, 'That's pretty cool, I want to do it'."
Club / Team
Novato Riptide: United States
Name of coach
Denise McIntyre [club]
Training Regime
During the high school season she swims up to one-and-a-half miles a day, five days a week.

General interest

Hobbies
Skiing. (marinscope.com, 10 Jul 2013)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jean Haley. (marinscope.com, 25 Jun 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Facebook page, 21 May 2017)
Impairment
She was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, and is unable to use her legs. She had five operations growing up in an attempt to increase her mobility. (Vern Glenn YouTube Channel, 25 May 2014)