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DRAVITZKI Billy
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC New Zealand   
GenderMen
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nelson, NZL
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
General Interest
Hobbies
Wheelchair basketball, socialising with friends. (New Zealand Spinal Trust YouTube channel, 10 Sep 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I don't see the point in being negative. It's not going to help. I just get on with it and do as much as I can." (stuff.co.nz, 13 Mar 2017)
Other sports
He competed in junior national basketball tournaments prior to sustaining his impairment. (basketball.org.nz, 2015)
Impairment
In August 2016 he was paralysed from the waist down after he broke his back in mountain biking accident. (Facebook page, 11 Dec 2018; stuff.co.nz, 05 Sep 2018)
Other information
BUSINESS OWNER
In 2018 he set up 'RADventures NZ'. The company aims to make spending time outdoors more accessible for people with an impairment. (Facebook page, 11 Dec 2018)

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