Ghedina, Kristian

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Kristian Ghedina
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Name
Ghedina, Kristian Gender: M
born on 20 November 1969 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Pieve di Cadore, Italy, 46n26, 12e22
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Petitallot
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 27°59' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 16°07 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 13°05'



Biography

Italian skier, recipient of a Silver Medal in the open event 2/17/1996. Ghedina is the best Italian downhill in the history of World Cup ski racing, celebrating ten victories since 1990, most of them on challenging "classic" courses such as Val Gardena, or Wengen. He is the first Italian to have dominated the competition on the treacherous "Streif" at Kitzbühel, achieving his wildest dream that day in 1998.

Among his other successes are several medals at FIS World Championships: a Silver in Combined in 1991, a Silver in Downhill in 1996, and a Bronze in Downhill in 1997. Ghedina's dream of an Olympic medal hasn't come true yet, but he plans to continue his quest in Salt Lake 2002. He also takes part in regional car races and was almost killed in a terrible car accident in 1991, laying in a coma with severe head injuries for several weeks. But after many years of determination, he made his incredible comeback to ski racing stardom.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1991 (Silver Medal)
  • Health : Accident (Non-fatal) 1991 (Serious head injuries)
  • Work : Prize 1996 (Silver Medal)
  • Work : Prize 17 February 1996 (Silver Medal, skiing)
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  • Work : Prize 1997 (Bronze Medal)
  • Work : Gain social status 1998 (Dominated the "Streif")

Source Notes

Petitallot quotes B.C., Cadron No. 29, 4/1996

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Accident/Injury (Serious head injuries, racing car accident)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Sports (Regional car racing)
  • Vocation : Sports : Skiing (Pro, medalist)
  • Vocation : Travel : Adventurer (Extreme sports; dangerous)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (Silver Medals, Bronze Medal)

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