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ROBINS Brandon
Sport Para snowboard
NPC United States   
GenderMen
Age36
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Clermont, FL, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-snowboarding in 2011 after his accident, having originally begun snowboarding at age four.
Name of coach
Miah Wheeler [national]
Coach from which country?
United States
General Interest
Nicknames
B-Rob (northwestriders.com, 01 Mar 2013)
Hobbies
Wakeboarding, snowskiing, skateboarding, photography. (northwestriders.com, 01 Mar 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (poacfl.com, 13 Dec 2012)
Impairment
In 2009 he was involved in a motorcycle accident that almost proved fatal, and ultimately resulted in one of his legs requiring amputation below the knee. He broke his pelvis and was in a coma for three weeks, but was on the slopes again just five months later. (zoominfo.com, 29 Sep 2012)
Other information
FUNDRAISING
He has set up a fundraising page in an attempt to gain the support required to train for and compete in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. (poacfl.com, 13 Dec 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
WSF World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2011/2012 Snowboardcross - Standing