Geert Schipper H2

  • Netherlands
  • Born: 1977
Biography

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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2021 Europe Triathlon Championships Valencia
25 Sep, 2021 - PTWC Men - 01:00:21
2
2021 NED Paratriathlon National Championships
18 Sep, 2021 - PTWC Men - 00:57:09
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2021 World Triathlon Long Distance Championships Almere-Amsterdam
12 Sep, 2021 - PTWC Men - 07:55:22
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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
29 Aug, 2021 - PTWC Men - 01:03:01
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AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Para Series Leeds
05 Jun, 2021 - PTWC Men - 01:06:57
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Geert
Family Name Schipper H2
Representing NED
Para triathlon Class PTWC
Para triathlon Subclass H2
Year of Birth 1977
Place of Birth wognum
Coach Bas de Bruin
Sponsors Raboabank, Schouten Techniek
Hobbies active sports
Twitter @GeertSchipper
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Geert's next event
05 Nov, 2021
2021 World Triathlon Para Championships Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates • Start List
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