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KOCHNEV Nikolai
Sport Para snowboard
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age36
Place of BirthKrasnotur'insk, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SB-LL2
Further Personal Information
Family
One daughter [2018]
Residence
Sochi, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried snowboarding in 2011 in Nizhny Tagil, Russian Federation. In early 2018, two months after getting his first prosthesis, he took up Para snowboarding.
Club / Team
Shukolovo Alpine Skiing Sports School of Olympic Reserve: Dmitrov, RUS
Name of coach
Maxim Pasechnyuk [personal], RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Hiking with his family. (orto-kosmos.ru, 20 Aug 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the Russian championships in 2019. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Hero / Idol
US snowboarder Travis Rice. (Athlete, 25 Dec 2020)
Impairment
In August 2017 he was hit by a car while riding a motorcycle, and as a result of his injuries his right leg was amputated below the knee. In September 2018, due to bleeding in the same leg, he underwent re-amputation. (orto-kosmos.ru, 20 Aug 2019)

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