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RIGHETTI Luca
Sport Para snowboard
NPC Italy   
GenderMen
Age42
Place of BirthParma, ITA
Height1.70 m
Weight 71 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
SB-LL
Further Personal Information
Family
One son
Residence
Parma, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Office Worker
Languages
Italian
Higher education
University of Parma: Italy
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1996 in Trentino, Italy.
Why this sport?
He began snowboarding with three of his friends. He loves the snow and the mountains.
Club / Team
ASD Ski Club Paralimpic Fanano: Modena, ITA
Name of coach
Igor Confortin [national], ITA
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
Italy
Location
Landgraaf
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His son. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Hero / Idol
Alpine skier Marc Girardelli, Italian snowboarder Omar Visintin. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014; abiliallosport.it, 31 Jan 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It is a game, go and have fun." (abiliallosport.it, 31 Jan 2014)
Impairment
He has paralysis in one leg due to a spinal cord injury he sustained in a traffic accident. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014; centrocardinalferrari.it, 04 Jul 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
26 2014 Snowboardcross - Standing 2:29.84
World Cup Finals
Rank Year Event Result
12 2015/2016 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 2 Impaired  
11 2015/2016 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 2 Impaired  
13 2015/2016 Banked Slalom - Lower Limb 2 Impaired 1:11.00