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OSHAROV Ivan
Sport Para snowboard
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age38
Place of BirthKiev, URS
Height1.76 m
Weight 66 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kiev, UKR
Occupation
Real Estate Agent
Languages
English, German, Russian, Ukrainian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up snowboarding in 1999 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
A classmate invited him to try the sport. "First of all, it's fun. Second, it's amazing. You have to try it yourself, it can't be explained or understood while sitting on a sofa. I like speed and mountains."
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Ukraine
Location
Sochi, RUS
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Today is better than yesterday. All limits are in your head." (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in Ukraine. (invamedia.com, 12 Mar 2014)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with cancer at age 12, which resulted in the amputation of his leg. (podrobnosti.ua, 14 Mar 2014; Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Other information


Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
24 2014 Snowboardcross - Standing 2:23.22
15 2018 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 2 Impaired  
15 2018 Banked Slalom - Lower Limb 2 Impaired 1:02.78