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SANTONI Mario
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Italy   
GenderMen
Age66
Place of BirthAgugliano, ITA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Agugliano, ITA
Occupation
Retired
Languages
Italian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He has a passion for sports, and has been practising skiing, kayaking, sailing and athletics for many years.
Why this sport?
Sport was his way to overcome the daily difficulties related to his impairment.
Name of coach
Davide Gros [national], ITA
General Interest
Other information
DOCUMENTARY
He is one of the protagonists of a documentary film called 'Per Altri Occhi' [For Other Eyes], directed by Italian Silvio Soldini. The documentary follows Mario and a group of other people with visual impairments through their lives at work, in sports, during free time and how they overcome difficulty with a positive approach to life. The film received a 2013 Italian Contemporary Film Festival Award. (lumierefilm.it, 09 Oct 2013)

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