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TATE Samuel
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC New Zealand   
GenderMen
Age22
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Classification
LW6/8-1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Wanaka, NZL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried skiing at age 12 while on a ski trip to Mount Dobson in Canterbury, New Zealand. He began competing in December 2014.
Name of coach
Jane Stevens [personal]
General Interest
Hobbies
Sailing, playing football, futsal, spending time with friends. (halberg.co.nz, 20 Oct 2014; paralympics.org.nz, 28 Jun 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at a test event for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (snowsports.co.nz, 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Instagram profile, 06 Sep 2017)
Impairment
He has paralysis of the left arm. (odt.co.nz, 23 Jun 2014)

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