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HARVEY Grant
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Great Britain   
GenderMen
Age50
Place of BirthNorthallerton, ENG
Height1.82 m
Weight 188 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Classification
LW1
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Anne
Residence
Aldershot, ENG
Occupation
Retired, Veteran
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport during adventure training in Germany.
Why this sport?
He loves the speed of skiing.
Club / Team
Combined Services Disabled Ski Team [CSDST]: England
Name of coach
Matt Scorgie [club]; Duncan Freshwater [national], GBR
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Great Britain
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2013 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, CO, United States. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Hero / Idol
Slovenian alpine skier Tina Maze. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013
Other sports
He competed in wheelchair rugby at the 2014 Invictus Games in London, England. (telegraph.co.uk, 12 Sep 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at a Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Impairment
He was born with an autoimmune condition of the brain and spine called demyelisation. In 2011 he developed multiple sclerosis. He also has arthritis in both of his feet and right wrist. (helpforheroes.org.uk, 03 Mar 2014; telegraph.co.uk, 12 Sep 2014)
Other information
ARMED FORCES
He served in the British Army for 23 years from February 1990, before being medically discharged in December 2012. He was deployed to the first Gulf War and Bosnia and Herzegovina as a vehicle specialist in the Royal Army Ordnance Corps, and served in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Cyprus as a member of the Royal Military Police. (csdst.co.uk, 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.