Geert Schipper H2

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  • Represents: Netherlands NED
  • Year of birth: 1977
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Given NameGeert
Family NameSchipper H2
Year of Birth1977
Place of Birthwognum
World Triathlon Debut2013
CoachBas de Bruin
Hobbiesactive sports
Other Sports Competedwakeboard and sitsking
Injuriesbroken back
Race Starts57
Race Wins22
Race Podiums52
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Netherlands’ Geert Schipper suffered a spinal cord injury in a flying accident in 2004. Since then he has gone on to be the founder of Sportisleven, which organises sport clinics and adventure trips for disabled people. He made his paratriathlon debut in 2014 at the Netherlands National Championships, and has since gone on to be a regular on the podium at the biggest events, including silver at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and gold at WPS Yokohama in 2019.

Career highlights:

- 2nd place 2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
- Winner 2019 WPS Yokohama
- Winner 2018 European Championships
- 2nd place Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
winner 2018 world championship Ironman Hawaii

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