Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 14.
Why this sport?
He was invited to join a training session at the National Sports Centre Papendal in Arnhem, Netherlands, and immediately enjoyed the sport. ''That day was so much fun. We began to measure for a blade right after it.''
He trains at the National Sports Centre Papendal in Arnhem, Netherlands.
Sporting philosophy / motto
''You can put everything into sports. You've always got something to do and it's nice to be able to be yourself.'' (readytosport.nl, 27 Sep 2017)
He has represented the Netherlands in amputee football. (Instagram profile, 09 Sep 2018, 17 May 2018)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (dichterbij.rabobank.nl, 2017)
He was involved in a traffic accident in 2014. After spending five weeks in hospital and undergoing several operations, the decision was made to amputate his right foot. (dichterbij.rabobank.nl, 2017; dehoogstraatorthopedietechniek.nl, 2016)