Athlete Profile - Michael SPIVEY

Michael SPIVEY
Birth Date:  13 Dec 1980
Age:  37
Gender:   Male


UL

Events and Medals

Event Rank
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-UL 18
Men's Banked Slalom SB-UL 18

Michael SPIVEY - Schedule

Schedule
Start Time Event Status
Mon, 12 Mar Followed by
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-UL Qualification Run 1
Finished
Mon, 12 Mar Followed by
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-UL Qualification Run 2
Finished
Fri, 16 Mar Followed by
Men's Banked Slalom SB-UL Run 1
Finished
Fri, 16 Mar Followed by
Men's Banked Slalom SB-UL Run 2
Finished
Fri, 16 Mar Followed by
Men's Banked Slalom SB-UL Run 3
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights
RankEventYearLocation
World Championships
11Snowboard Cross SB-UL2017Big White, BC, CAN
14Banked Slalom SB-UL2017Big White, BC, CAN
Hobbies Surfing, snowboarding, hiking, camping, golf, working on older cars. (teamusa.org, 07 Mar 2018)
Occupation Veteran
Family Wife Kris
Languages spoken English
Club name Adaptive Action Sports [United States of America]
Reason He was introduced to the sport during his rehabilitation. (Warrior Foundation Freedom Station Facebook page, 12 Jun 2015)
Ambition To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Facebook page, 15 Dec 2017)
Additional information

Classification
SB-UL (IPC, 18 Feb 2018)

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency (Warrior Foundation Freedom Station Facebook page, 12 Jun 2015) 

Origin of Impairment
Acquired (Warrior Foundation Freedom Station Facebook page, 12 Jun 2015)

Impairment Details
In December 2010 he was serving with the US Marine Corps in Afghanistan when he was injured by an improvised explosive device [IED]. He lost his left arm below the elbow and suffered shrapnel injuries to his back and legs. (Warrior Foundation Freedom Station Facebook page, 12 Jun 2015)

General
MILITARY SERVICE
He was born at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, NC, United States of America. He served as a combat engineer in the US Marines and was deployed to Iraq in 2007 and Afghanistan in 2010. He reached the rank of sergeant before becoming medically retired due to the injuries he sustained in 2010. (Warrior Foundation Freedom Station Facebook page, 12 Jun 2015)

Social Media

Legend

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