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SKYRPAN Amber
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Canada   
GenderWomen
Age27
Place of BirthLac La Biche, CAN
Height1.58 m
Weight 61 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
D
Further Personal Information
Residence
Plamondon, AB, CAN
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began playing sitting volleyball in 2008 at age 16 in Edmonton, AB, Canada.
Why this sport?
She had previously played standing volleyball. "When my friend asked me to try sitting volleyball with her I went and fell in love with the new version of the game."
Name of coach
Nicole Ban [national], CAN
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Canada
Opponent
United States of America
Location
Denver, CO, USA
General Interest
Nicknames
Little One, Baby Girl ["When I first started I was the youngest on the team. I was not only the youngest but also one of the smallest there."] (Athlete, 09 Mar 2011)
Hobbies
Reading, camping, swimming, spending time with friends and family. (Athlete, 15 Dec 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 15 Dec 2015)
Hero / Idol
Her father. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2011)
Impairment
She was born without the femur [thigh bone] in her right leg. (paralympic.ca, Sep 2016; Athlete, 15 Dec 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2016 Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2018 Team