Name: Spencer Wood
Sport: Alpine Skiing
Event(s): Giant Slalom, Slalom
Classification: LW6/8-2
Height: 5-8
Weight: 165
DOB: 1/17/1997
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Vt.
Hometown: Pittsfield, Vt.
College: University of Colorado Boulder '20, Communications
Team/Club: National Sports Center for the Disabled
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2018)
  • PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, 25th (giant slalom)
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.