Tadeusz Sypien

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
B2
Guide
Arkadiusz Zagrajek

Further personal information

Residence
Wroclaw, POL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Polish

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Cross Wroclaw: Poland
Name of coach
Dariusz Rutkowski, POL

General interest

Other sports
He has competed in football and dancing for the AZS-DSW Cross club in Wroclaw, Poland. He has also participated in Para cycling and showdown, a table sport for people with visual impairments. (sport-on.info, 27 May 2016; okswim.pl, 13 Sep 2016; cross.org.pl, 29 Apr 2014)
Impairment
At age 20 while digging in his backyard he hit a shell which exploded. He lost his eyesight, his left forearm and sustained facial lacerations. (tygodnik.onet.pl, 19 Jun 2012)