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ORNAQUE David
Sport Para athletics
NPC France   
GenderMen
Age46
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F54, T53
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife and three children
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
AJS La Garde: France
General Interest
Impairment
In August 2016 he was paralysed in a motorcycle accident. (alemetropolitan.fr, 11 Apr 2018; varmatin.com, 17 Apr 2018)
Other information
MOTIVATION
He was determined to maintain his sense of purpose and wholeness after he was paralysed. "Some fall into depression, but I was not wired for it. I did up to five hours of rehabilitation a day. Disability is now part of me, it's a fact, but it's not me." Five months after he learned he was paralysed, he participated in a race in Marseille. "This new life is different, but it is just as beautiful. One can touch the flesh, but nothing must reach the mind. I have always loved sport for the values that are taught in addition to surpassing oneself. When I heard about the race in Marseille, I still had tubes coming out of my skin." (lemetropolitan.fr, 11 Apr 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
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