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CREAN Josh
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC New Zealand   
GenderMen
Age22
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW6/8-2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Wanaka, NZL
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried skiing as a young child at Mount Hutt in New Zealand, and later began racing with his school team at Snowplanet in Auckland and at Mount Ruapehu.
Why this sport?
He met New Zealand Para skiers Adam Hall and Corey Peters, which inspired him to try the sport. '"I started skiing when I was pretty young. Then there was this 'Have-a-Go Day' at Snowplanet and I met a few of the guys [New Zealand Para ski team] there."
General Interest
Hobbies
Fishing, outdoor activities. (snowsports.co.nz, 31 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Instagram profile, 20 Jan 2019)
Impairment
He was born without a fully formed left arm or hand. (The Remarkables YouTube channel, 05 Sep 2018)

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