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OIWANE Masataka
Sport Para snowboard
NPC Japan   
GenderMen
Age39
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SB-UL
Further Personal Information
Family
One child
Residence
Tokyo, JPN
Languages
Japanese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began snowboarding in 2001.
Club / Team
Canon: Japan
Name of coach
Kenichi Niboshi [national], JPN
General Interest
Other sports
He has competed in Para golf at national level in Japan. (mercy-support.org, 06 Nov 2018)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (mercy-support.org, 06 Nov 2018)
Impairment
His left arm was amputated following a motorbike accident in 1997. (mercy-support.org, 06 Nov 2018)
Other information
SWITCH TO GOLF
He began snowboarding in 2001 but switched to Para golf in 2011. He joined the Japan Para Golf Association in 2015 and took part in national competitions, but he returned to the Para snowboard scene three years later. (mercy-support.org, 06 Nov 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2018/2019 Banked Slalom - Upper Limb Impaired 55.94
11 2018/2019 Snowboard Cross - Upper Limb Impaired  
8 2018/2019 Snowboard Cross Team Event