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Takehisa Matsuda

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12-1

Further personal information

Family
Son Tomoki
Languages
English, Japanese
Higher education
Physics - California State University: Long Beach, CA, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing in 2017.
Why this sport?
He was on a family trip and took a monoski lesson. "It was killing me but felt so good."

General interest

Nicknames
Take (gohawkeye.org, 2017)
Hobbies
Rowing, javelin. (discovernac.org, 01 Jan 2018)
Injuries
He sustained a concussion and injured his shoulder during the 2017/18 season after he collided with a tree. (gohawkeye.org, 30 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Adaptive sport means bringing fresh air to my brain." (discovernac.org, 01 Jan 2018)
Impairment
He sustained a spinal cord injury in 1997. (gohawkeye.org, 2017)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He studied physical education at Chukyo University in Nagoya, Japan. (Facebook profile, 22 Oct 2017)