Name: Spencer Wood
Sport: Alpine Skiing
Event(s): Super-G, Giant Slalom, Slalom, Super Combined
Classification: LW6/8-2
Height: 5-8
DOB: 1/17/1997
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Vt.
Hometown: Pittsfield, Vt.
College: University of Colorado Boulder '21, Communications
Team/Club: National Sports Center for the Disabled
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2018, 2022)
  • Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, 12th (super-G), 14th (super combined, slalom)
  • Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, 25th (giant slalom)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2021 – 14th (downhill), 17th (super-combined), 18th (super-G), 28th (giant slalom)
  • Years of participation: 2019, 2021
  • Top Finish: 14th – 2021 (downhill)
Personal: Wood tried skiing at age two and began racing at age five...He suffered a stroke while in the womb, which resulted in hemiplegia of the right side of the body...Although he was diagnosed with his impairment as a baby, his parents did not tell him about it until he was age 10...He began competitive Para skiing after attending a race camp hosted by Disabled Sports USA in December 2014...Son of Randy and Barb Wood...Has one sister, Kali.