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OTTOSSON EIDE Linnea
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Sweden   
GenderWomen
Age27
Place of BirthGothenburg, SWE
Height1.57 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW12-1
Further Personal Information
Languages
English, Swedish
Higher education
Psychology - Mid Sweden University: Ístersund, SWE
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She first tried sit-skiing at age five on a skiing trip with her family in Are, Sweden, and began competing at age 13.
Why this sport?
She tried it on holiday, and really enjoyed it.
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Sweden
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with friends. (paralympics.se, 07 Jun 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Sara Saubberg. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Hero / Idol
Swedish alpine skier Pernilla Wiberg. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A result can never be worse than not trying." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Impairment
She was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2010 Slalom - Sitting 2:56.75
  2010 Giant Slalom - Sitting  DSQ
  2014 Slalom - Sitting  DNF
11 2014 Giant Slalom - Sitting 4:05.29
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2012/2013 Slalom - Sitting 3:02.06
8 2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Sitting 3:27.62