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Daniel Katheku

  • Categories: Athletes, Videos
  • Disability: Amputee Single Above Knee
  • Gender: Male


At 5 yrs old, Daniel Safari Katheku lost his leg to a cobra bite. After spending 8 months in a coma his leg was amputated. 20 years later he is training in the USA for the Paralympics and is the first Paralympic Alpine skier from Kenya. Daniel is a high-jumper, and professional futbol player who speaks English, Swahili, Turkish, and Spanish. He is currently training with the National Ability Center in Park City, Utah.


Professional Futbol Super League (Turkey) - Aybesk spor külübu, Professional Futbol Super League (Turkey) - Meligkazi Belediye engeliler spor külüp


First adaptive skier from Kenya


Sports & Activities

Alpine Skiing




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  • 303.500.3333
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