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COTE Remi
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Canada   
GenderMen
Age37
Height1.69 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW10-1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Rimouski, QC, CAN
Occupation
Athlete, Public Servant
Languages
English, French
Higher education
Management, Psychology - University of Quebec: Rimouski, QC, CAN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried para-skiing on a dual-ski in 2011 at Mont-Comi, QC, Canada. He learned to ride a mono-ski in 2012 and started racing competitively the same year.
Why this sport?
He tried cycling and basketball during his rehabilitation before settling on para-skiing. "Cycling and basketball require a lot of efforts in the shoulders. There are a lot of repetitive movements."
Club / Team
Alpine Ontario Para-Racing Team/Club Alpin du Mont-Comi: Canada
Name of coach
Jean Fortin [club]
General Interest
Hobbies
Water skiing. (cg2015.gems.pro, 05 Feb 2015)
Hero / Idol
Canadian para-alpine skier Josh Dueck. (cg2015.gems.pro, 05 Feb 2015)
Ambitions
To be among the top 10 para-alpine skiers in Canada. (lavantage.qc.ca, 12 Mar 2014)
Impairment
He injured his spinal cord in a motocross accident in 2007, resulting in paraplegia. (aoprt.ca, 30 Jan 2014)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a project coordinator for a municipal office in Canada that deals with psychosocial intervention. (aoprt.ca, 30 Jan 2014; cg2015.gems.pro, 05 Feb 2015)

EDUCATION
He has a bachelor's degree in psychosociology and is working towards a master's in management. Both degrees are from the University of Quebec. (aoprt.ca, 30 Jan 2014; cg2015.gems.pro, 05 Feb 2015)

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