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OSSOLA Alessandro
Sport Para snowboard
NPC Italy   
GenderMen
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Turin, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Designer, Model
Languages
Italian
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach
Igor Confortin [nationa]l
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Italy
Tournament
European Cup
Location
Landgraaf, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Aleo (Facebook profile, 14 Jan 2019)
Hobbies
Travel, golf. (Facebook page, 26 Jan 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"After a difficult period I found the motivation and the objectives to go on. Now, with every activity that I do, I try to help people with or without an impairment not to give up." (alessandroossola.com, 14 Jan 2019)
Other sports
He played semi-professional futsal before his accident. Following his amputation he took up golf and has competed in tournaments for people with an impairment in Italy. (alessandroossola.com, 14 Jan 2019; Facebook profile, 01 Jan 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Facebook profile, 01 Jan 2019)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated after he was involved in a motorbike accident in 2015. His wife Federica died in the incident. "In one stroke I lost my leg and my wife. I had to choose between living or dying. I chose to live." (alessandroossola.com, 14 Jan 2019; giornaledimontesilvano.com, 21 Aug 2018; sponsor.me, 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
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