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LUCHINI Jacopo
Sport Para snowboard
NPC Italy   
GenderMen
Age29
Place of BirthPrato, ITA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SB-UL
Further Personal Information
Residence
Prato, ITA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian
Higher education
Political Science - University of Florence: Italy
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2015 in Fanano.
Why this sport?
Having previously practised swimming and football, he switched to snowboard because he enjoyed spending time in the mountains.
Club / Team
Sci Club Paralimpic Fanano: Modena, ITA
Name of coach
Igor Confortin [national], ITA
General Interest
Hobbies
Archery, skateboarding, surfing, fishing with his father, supporting Italian football club ACF Fiorentina. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing second in SB-UL banked slalom at the 2018 World Cup event in Big White, BC, Canada, and placing second in SB-UL banked slalom at the 2017 World Cup event in Landgraaf, Netherlands. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His uncle. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2019 World Championships in Pyha, Finland. (TeleregioneToscana YouTube channel, 16 Nov 2018)
Impairment
He was born without his left hand. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; comune.montemurlo.po.it, 29 Feb 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016/2017 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired  
5 2016/2017 Banked Slalom - Upper Limb Impaired 1:12.56
3 2018/2019 Banked Slalom - Upper Limb Impaired 51.84
4 2018/2019 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired  
2 2018/2019 Snowboard Cross Team Event  
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2018 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired  
4 2018 Banked Slalom - Upper Limb Impaired 52.02
World Cup Finals
Rank Year Event Result
10 2015/2016 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired  
8 2015/2016 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired  
9 2015/2016 Banked Slalom - Upper Limb Impaired 1:09.39
10 2016/2017 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired  
9 2016/2017 Banked Slalom - Upper Limb Impaired  
3 2017/2018 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired 1:08.15
2 2017/2018 Banked Slalom - Upper Limb Impaired 1:17.08
5 2018/2019 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired  
5 2018/2019 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired