Daniel Katheku

Categories Athletes
Location: Nairobi
Country: Kenya
Disability: Amputee Single Above Knee
Equipment: Crutches, Prosthetic limb, Other Equipment
Achievements: First adaptive skier from Kenya
Sports: Alpine Skiing, Climbing / Ice Climbing, Field, Track

About: 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.

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

Contact Name: Dan Frieling
Contact Phone: 303.500.3333
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