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COMUNALE Giuseppe
Sport Para snowboard
NPC Italy   
GenderMen
Age40
Place of BirthMessina, ITA
Height1.61 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SB-LL1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Messina, ITA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Italian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para snowboarding in 2006.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed extreme sports and he was encouraged to take up the sport by a friend.
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Italy
General Interest
Nicknames
Peppe, Iastimo (tempostretto.it, 05 Mar 2014; repubblica.it, 12 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His family and friends. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Impairment
He was born without a fully developed right leg as the result of phocomelia. The condition also affects both of his hands. (4snowboard.it, 26 Mar 2012; Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014/2015 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 1 Impaired  
5 2014/2015 Banked Slalom - Lower Limb 1 Impaired 1:46.68
7 2016/2017 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 1 Impaired  
7 2016/2017 Banked Slalom - Lower Limb 1 Impaired 1:23.65
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
23 2014 Snowboardcross - Standing 2:23.21
World Cup Finals
Rank Year Event Result
14 2017/2018 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 1 Impaired 1:39.42
12 2017/2018 Banked Slalom - Lower Limb 1 Impaired 2:13.05
WSF World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2011/2012 Snowboardcross - Standing