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Thomas Mulder

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW2

Further personal information

Residence
Rotterdam, NED
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Dutch, English
Higher education
International Business

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried skiing in 1998 in Austria.
Why this sport?
He wanted to try something new.
Name of coach
Falco Teitsma [national], NED
Training Regime
He trains at the Olympic Training Centre in Papendal, Netherlands.

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Netherlands
Location
Landgraaf, NED

General interest

Most influential person in career
Dutch Para alpine skier Bart Verbruggen. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Injuries
He broke his leg in November 2016, resulting in him missing the 2016/17 season. (nederlandseskivereniging.nl, 10 Jan 2017; 2017)

He tore an ankle ligament in March 2016. (Facebook page, 10 Jan 2017)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (nskiv.org, 26 Aug 2014)
Impairment
He was born with tibial dysplasia on his right leg, meaning his shin was only partially developed, his big toe was missing, and his fibula was not connected to his ankle. At age 18 months, his right foot was removed, and the doctors attached his fibula to his tibia. (ski-mulder.nl, 14 Dec 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2013-02-24 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2013-02-26 9999
2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships Panorama (Panorama, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Standing Race 1 2015-03-04 12
Men's Super-G Standing Race 1 2015-03-05 9999
Men's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2015-03-07 14
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2015-03-08 14
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2015-03-10 9999