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PARK Hang-Seung
Sport Para snowboard
NPC Korea   
GenderMen
Age33
Place of BirthMuan, KOR
Height1.73 m
Weight 73 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Kwon Ju-Ri
Residence
Seongnam, KOR
Languages
Korean
Higher education
Education - Woosuk University: Korea
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 at Hyundai Sungwoo Resort in the Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to try snowboarding by his wife.
Name of coach
Kim Sang-Yong, KOR
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Korea
General Interest
Hobbies
Cycling, badminton, swimming, climbing. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth in banked slalom at the 2017/18 World Cup event in New Zealand. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His wife. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
US snowboarder Ben Ferguson. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Impairment
He was hit by a truck at age four, which resulted in the amputation of his right arm and right leg. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; pyeongchang2018.com, 18 Jan 2016)
Other information
FORMER OCCUPATION
He used to work as a teacher at a special education school. (blog.naver.com, 27 Dec 2016; pyeongchang2018.com, 18 Jan 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
16 2016/2017 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired  
15 2016/2017 Banked Slalom - Upper Limb Impaired 1:26.93
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
22 2018 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired  
12 2018 Banked Slalom - Upper Limb Impaired 57.07
World Cup Finals
Rank Year Event Result
14 2016/2017 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired  
15 2016/2017 Banked Slalom - Upper Limb Impaired  
18 2017/2018 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired 1:48.50
14 2017/2018 Banked Slalom - Upper Limb Impaired 1:27.69