Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in Appi Kogen in January 2000.
Why this sport?
He watched the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano when he was hospitalised, and was inspired to take up the sport.
Name of coach
Shido Kazushi [national]
Coach from which country?
Yokochin (Athlete, 27 Dec 2012)
Motor sports, reading. (Athlete, 27 Dec 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Participating in the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (Athlete, 27 Dec 2012)
Most influential person in career
Fellow Japanese sit-skier Ryuei Shino. (Athlete, 27 Dec 2012)
Hero / Idol
His coach Shido Kazushi. (Athlete, 27 Dec 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The drop, by continually falling, bores its passage through the hardest rock." (Athlete, 27 Dec 2012)
To win medals at international events, and after retiring help other athletes and people with impairments. (Athlete, 27 Dec 2012)
His impairment is the result of a spinal cord injury. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
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