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JONES Allison
Sport Alpine Skiing, Para-Cycling
NPC United States   
GenderWomen
Born12 May 1984 in Amarillo, TX, USA
Height1.63 m
Weight 54 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital - Genetic
Classification
LW2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Mechanical Engineering - Denver University: United States
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
National Sports Center for the Disabled [NSCD]: Winter Park, CO, USA
Name of coach
Kurt Smitz [club]; Kevin Jardine [national], USA
General Interest
Nicknames
Jonezy (teamusa.org, 05 Feb 2014)
Hobbies
Collecting Coca-Cola bottles from around the world. (teamusa.org, 05 Feb 2014)
Awards and honours
She was the recipient of the Pioneer Award, which is the highest achievement an undergraduate of Denver University can receive. (usparalympics.org, 18 Oct 2011)
Other sports
She won one gold and two bronze medals in cycling at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (usparalympics.org, 18 Oct 2011; SportsDeskOnline, 04 Mar 2014)
Impairment
She was born without a right femur. (usparalympics.org, 18 Oct 2011)
Other information
LONDON 2012 BLOGGER
She was one of seven US athletes who explored Britain to observe and report on preparations for the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in London. She blogged about the various places she visited. (visitbritain.com, 15 Sep 2011; usparalympics.org, 12 Sep 2011; usparalympics.org, 14 Sep 2011)

EDUCATION
She plans to complete a master's degree in Prosthetics and Orthotics. (teamusa.org, 05 Feb 2014)

PARALYMPIC VETERAN
Since 2002, she has participated in every summer and winter Paralympic Games, competing in para-cycling at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 editions, and taking part in para-alpine skiing in 2002, 2006 and 2010. "I've been to enough Games to understand the need for focus and being competitive. I've been kind of stressed and on the edge for a long time [but] for the last couple years, I have been sitting back and relaxing and enjoying the ride, having already honed in on a lot of those skills that I've needed." (teamusa.org, 05 Dec 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Alpine Skiing
Rank Year Event Result
2 2002 Super-G LW2 1:31.46
2 2002 Giant Slalom LW2 2:49.15
1 2006 Slalom - Standing 1:30.14
6 2010 Downhill - Standing 1:32.32
5 2010 Slalom - Standing 2:01.19
9 2010 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:52.26
9 2010 Super-G - Standing 1:38.84
5 2010 Super Combined - Standing 2:36.73
3 2014 Downhill - Standing 1:34.09
4 2014 Super-G - Standing 1:30.66
  2014 Slalom - Standing DNF
4 2014 Super Combined - Standing 2:29.50
4 2014 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:48.57
Paralympic Games - Para-Cycling
Rank Year Event Result
3 2012 C1-3 - 3km Pursuit  
1 2012 C1-3 - Time Trial 26:58.54
3 2012 C1-3 - Road Race 1:29:11
World Championships - Alpine Skiing
Rank Year Event Result
1 2003/2004 Downhill LW2 1:29.13
2 2003/2004 Super-G LW2 1:37.33
1 2003/2004 Giant Slalom LW2 2:35.74
1 2003/2004 Slalom LW2 1:50.77
  2008/2009 Downhill - Standing  DNF
6 2008/2009 Super-G - Standing 1:09.08
6 2008/2009 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:30.19
2 2008/2009 Slalom - Standing 1:50.96
2 2008/2009 Super Combined - Standing 2:05.94
8 2012/2013 Downhill - Standing 1:46.71
4 2012/2013 Super-G - Standing 1:21.95
  2012/2013 Slalom - Standing  DNF
4 2012/2013 Super Combined - Standing 2:01.18
8 2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:33.43