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SMITH Ben
Sport Para snowboard
NPC United States   
GenderMen
Age24
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach
Miah Wheeler [national]
Coach from which country?
United States
General Interest
Hobbies
American football. (thenewstribune.com, 03 Sep 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at a Paralympic Winter Games. (thenewstribune.com, 03 Sep 2013)
Impairment
He was born without a left hand. (thenewstribune.com, 03 Sep 2013)
Other information
SHARK ATTACK
He often gets asked about his missing left hand, and likes to offer a joke story. "Usually people ask, ‘What happened to your hand?’ And I always give them the phony story that a shark bit it off. Then you tell them the truth." (thenewstribune.com, 03 Sep 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
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