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Wayra Lina Huber

Alpine Skiing | Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW12-1

Further personal information

Residence
Switzerland
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
German

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, singing, listening to music. (wayrahuber.com, 01 Aug 2020)
Hero / Idol
Swiss Para alpine skier Christoph Kunz, Swiss wheelchair racer Marcel Hug. (spv.ch, 01 Oct 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do." [US basketballer Kobe Bryant] (Facebook profile, 29 Apr 2020)
Other sports
She competed in Para athletics at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland. She has also represented Switzerland in dragon boat racing. (Swissdragons YouTube channel, 12 Jun 2018; paralympic.org, 27 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (wayrahuber.jimdo.com, 12 Jun 2018)
Impairment
She was born with arthrogryposis, a congenital condition which causes joint stiffness. (wayrahuber.jimdo.com, 12 Jun 2018)
Other information
FROM BOLIVIA TO SWITZERLAND
Born in Sucre, Bolivia, she was adopted by a Swiss family at a young age. (wayrahuber.jimdo.com, 12 Jun 2018)

SPORTS ENTHUSIAST
In addition to Para alpine skiing, she has also competed in Para athletics and dragon boat racing at international level. "Sport means a lot to me, because I became more open and curious about things. I like to do sports because I enjoy fighting and I can see my personal progress." (wayrahuber.jimdo.com, 12 Jun 2018; spv.ch, 01 Oct 2017)