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GEORGILAS Laurentiu Ilie
Sport Para snowboard
NPC Romania   
GenderMen
Age37
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SB-LL1
Further Personal Information
Languages
English, Romanian
Higher education
Economics, Information Technology, Statistics - Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu: Romania
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2015.
Why this sport?
He became aware of snowboarding in about 2012 or 2013 during a trip to Paltinis, Romania. He began taking part in the sport himself in 2015. "I learned the first moves with the help of a friend who was always sledding. We kept doing it together on all kinds of hills, where he helped me to make straight descents holding on to him. Then I started to trust myself and to feel that it was possible."
Name of coach
Dan Marcu, ROU; Cristian Piciorea, ROU
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Romania
Location
Dubai, UAE
General Interest
Nicknames
Pifty (Facebook profile, 28 Aug 2020)
Hobbies
Music, break dancing, skate boarding, sports, trekking, exercising. (redbull.com, 20 Mar 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I never set limits. On the contrary, I force myself to overcome every obstacle, not to be discouraged, to have patience. I learned that a strong mind overcomes any barrier." (redbull.com, 20 Mar 2019)
Impairment
He has spastic paraparesis as the result of falling from the fourth floor of a building at age four. (redbull.com, 20 Mar 2019)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He studied for a master's degree in advanced information systems and technologies [STIA] at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu in Romania. (Facebook profile, 28 Aug 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
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