Lisa Bunschoten

Lisa Bunschoten (born 23 November 1995) is a Dutch para-snowboarder. She won a silver and a bronze medal in snowboarding at the 2018 Winter Paralympics.[1]

Lisa Bunschoten
Personal information
NationalityDutch
Born (1995-11-23) 23 November 1995 (age 27)
Utrecht, Netherlands

Life and careerEdit

Bunschoten was born with fibula aplasia. She competed at the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, and won the 2015/16 overall World Cup title in banked slalom.[2] Para-snowboarder Bibian Mentel coached Bunschoten early in her career.[3]

She won the gold medal in the women's dual banked slalom SB-LL2 event at the 2021 World Para Snow Sports Championships held in Lillehammer, Norway.[4][5] She also won the gold medal in the women's snowboard cross SB-LL2 event.[6][7] Bunschoten and Renske van Beek also won the silver medal in the women's team event.[8]

Bunschoten and Chris Vos were the flagbearers for the Netherlands during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Paralympics in Beijing, China.[9][10] Bunschoten missed out on winning a medal in the women's snowboard cross SB-LL2 event after a collision with eventual bronze medalist Brenna Huckaby of the United States.[11][12] She also competed in the women's banked slalom SB-LL2 event.[12]

Personal lifeEdit

She is in a relationship with snowboarder Chris Vos.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Belam, Martin (12 March 2018). "Bibian Mentel-Spee takes Paralympic gold two months after cancer surgery". the Guardian. Archived from the original on 22 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Snowboard | Athlete Profile: Lisa BUNSCHOTEN - Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games". www.pyeongchang2018.com. Archived from the original on 14 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Voor het eerst in Peking paralympisch snowboarden zonder pionier Mentel". NOS (in Dutch). 7 March 2022. Retrieved 7 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Lisa Bunschoten trails, falls, recovers and wins third straight world title". Paralympic.org. 14 January 2022. Retrieved 15 January 2022.
  5. ^ Houston, Michael (14 January 2022). "United States win three snowboard golds at World Para Snow Sports Championships". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 15 January 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "Canada's Tyler Turner beats 'best of the best' for first World Championships gold". 21 January 2022. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  7. ^ Burke, Patrick (21 January 2022). "Pedersen clinches third gold of World Para Snow Sports Championships in Lillehammer". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 21 January 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ "'O Canada' rings out twice as country's riders sweep team events". Paralympic.org. 22 January 2022. Retrieved 22 January 2022.
  9. ^ "Lisa Bunschoten en Chris Vos vlaggendragers TeamNL bij opening Paralympische Spelen". NOC*NSF (in Dutch). 3 February 2022. Retrieved 6 February 2022.
  10. ^ "Snowboarders Bunschoten en Vos vlaggendragers bij opening Paralympics". NU.nl (in Dutch). 3 February 2022. Retrieved 6 February 2022.
  11. ^ Burke, Patrick (7 March 2022). "Hernandez takes snowboard cross gold at Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics". InsideTheGames.biz. Retrieved 7 March 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  12. ^ a b "Snowboarding Results Book" (PDF). 2022 Winter Paralympics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 March 2022. Retrieved 12 March 2022.
  13. ^ "Lisa Bunschoten grateful to be flying the flag with boyfriend Vos at Beijing 2022". Paralympic.org. 26 February 2022. Retrieved 26 February 2022.

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