Umberto Chierichetti

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Family
Partner Mariella Olivieri
Residence
Busto Arsizio, ITA
Occupation
Business Owner
Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up monoskiing in 2008.
Why this sport?
"I learned from a friend that the disabled can also ski and attended a course with a sports club. I tried monoski and within a week I had learned it."

General interest

Nicknames
Signor (Facebook profile, 28 Mar 2016)
Impairment
In 2002 he sustained spinal cord injuries after being involved in a car accident. (iltirreno.gelocal.it, 14 Feb 2015)
Other information
BUSINESS OWNER
In 2011 he founded the sportswear company Sukkia Original Wear. (Sukkia Original Wear Facebook page, 20 Dec 2016; iltirreno.gelocal.it, 14 Feb 2015)