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HAGSTROM Conny
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Sweden   
GenderMen
Place of BirthÍstersund, SWE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW10-1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ístersund, SWE
Occupation
Athlete
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began para-skiing in 2008.
Club / Team
Ostersund Slalom Club: Sweden
Training Regime
He splits his training between Sweden and the United States.
General Interest
Injuries
He missed most of the 2010/11 season due to ulcers and osteomyelitis [bone infection]. (handikappidrott.se, 25 Mar 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi. (handikappidrott.se, 25 Mar 2012)
Impairment
He is paralysed from the chest down after he was involved in a motorcycle accident in 1997. "I have a complete spinal cord injury, which means that I have no feeling and no function from the ribs down. I will probably never accept what happened, but I've learned to live with it. I do basically the same things today as I did before the accident, though in my own way." (ltz.se, 27 Sep 2012; handikappidrott.se, 25 Mar 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
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