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SKOGLUND Arvid
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Sweden   
GenderMen
Age18
Place of BirthHudiksvall, SWE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW6/8-2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ístersund, SWE
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Swedish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried skiing at age three in Are, Sweden.
Why this sport?
As a child he took up the sport for fun, and then progressed to competing. "I found out that there were competitions for Para athletes that I could go to. It felt great that it existed. And I also like snow and winter, just being outside."
Name of coach
Henrik Bergqvist [national]
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I am determined, positive, and do not give up even when things go bad." (paralympics.se, 01 Jan 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (paralympics.se, 01 Jan 2019)
Impairment
He was born with a limb deficiency as a result of the effects of dysmelia. (Athlete, 14 Jun 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Cup (Kranjska Gora)
Rank Year Event Result
  2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
  2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
  2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
  2019/2020 Slalom - Standing  DNF