Victor Pila

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW6/8-1

Further personal information

Residence
Miribel, FRA
Languages
French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at age three, and took up para-skiing in 2014.
Why this sport?
Both of his parents were involved in the sport. His mother was a ski instructor and his father managed the ski lifts. After his accident he stopped skiing for a while, until his mother helped register him for a para-skiing club.
Club / Team
Handisport Grenoble: France

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
France

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, watching movies. (Athlete, 19 Jun 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Completing his first race after his accident. (Athlete, 19 Jun 2016)
Hero / Idol
French para-alpine skier Frederic Francois. (Athlete, 19 Jun 2016)
Impairment
His left arm was amputated as a result of a road accident in June 2013. (kisskissbankbank.com, 09 Jun 2015)