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VAN RHENEN Ilse
Sport Para snowboard
NPC Netherlands   
GenderWomen
Age31
Place of BirthLopik, NED
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nieuwegein, NED
Occupation
Athlete, Veterinarian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2010.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to try snowboarding by Team Foundation Mentelity, an organisation that helps young people with an impairment get involved in sport.
Club / Team
BECAUSE Team Foundation Mentelity: Netherlands
Name of coach
Rob Gerlings [national], NED; Edwin Spee [national], NED
Training Regime
She trains at an artificial ski slope at Zoetermeer, Netherlands.
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
Netherlands
Location
Landgraaf, NED
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading, looking after her animals. (ilsevanrhenen.nl, 17 Feb 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (ilsevanrhenen.nl, 17 Feb 2013)
Impairment
Her right leg was amputated above the knee at age seven because of a tumour. (ilsevanrhenen.nl, 17 Feb 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.