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WILSON Thomas
Sport Para snowboard
NPC United States   
GenderMen
Age18
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SB-LL2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Rocky Mount, NC, USA
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
He enjoys a variety of extreme sports like snowboarding, surfing, wakeboarding and rock climbing. "I definitely crave that adrenaline rush. I just have the drive for adventure and to conquer the unknown. I think that's one thing that's helped me overcome the challenges of different sports."
General Interest
Hobbies
Rock climbing, surfing, wakeboarding, sailing. (wralsportsfan.com, 30 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Anyone can do anything, as long as you put your mind to it and you have that drive." (wralsportsfan.com, 30 Aug 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in Para swimming at state level in United States of America, and represented United States of America at the 2018 World Adaptive Surfing Championships in La Jolla, CA, United States of America. (Instagram profile, 18 Dec 2018; wralsportsfan.com, 30 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (gofundme.com, 02 Aug 2018)
Impairment
He was born without a right femur, a condition called proximal femoral focal deficiency [PFFD]. He wears a prosthetic from the waist down. (gofundme.com, 02 Aug 2018)

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