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KOLESZAR Balazs
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Hungary   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthBudapest, HUN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Budapest, HUN
Languages
English, Hungarian
Higher education
Business Administration - Corvinus University: Budapest, HUN
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach
Fabian Attila [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2008
Competing for
Hungary
General Interest
Nicknames
Baloo (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Hobbies
Mixing music, attending open-air music festivals, jet-skiing, cycling, motorbiking. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010, sportmotor.hu, 14 Apr 2012))
Awards and honours
He was named Hungary's Civic Hero of the Year for 2011. (sportmotor.hu, 14 Apr 2012)

He was Hungary's flag bearer during the Opening Ceremony at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (life.com, 14 Dec 2011)
Impairment
In 2006 he was involved in a motorcycle accident that resulted in him having one of his arms amputated above the elbow. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
  2010 Slalom - Standing  DNF
34 2010 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:57.87
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2008/2009 Slalom - Standing  DNQ
  2008/2009 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNQ