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SDMS picu- Tess Boekhoud

Tess Boekhoud

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Residence
Barendrecht, NED
Languages
Dutch

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began sit-skiing at age four in Austria.
Training Regime
She trains for 30 hours a week when she is based in the Alps, and for 15 hours a week when she is based in the Netherlands.

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"I may be disabled, but I don't feel that way at all and you shouldn't treat me that way either." (whydonate.nl, 02 Aug 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2026 Paralympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (Instagram profile, 27 Oct 2021)
Impairment
She was born with spina bifida. (whydonate.nl, 02 Aug 2019)