Mark Edwards #44
Games type: Paralympic Winter Games
Games year: Innsbruck 1984
Medal won: Bronze
Para sport: Para alpine skiing
Mark Edwards was part of New Zealand’s first ever medal winning Paralympic Winter Games Team at Innsbruck 1984. The team won a combined 5 medals including Mark’s bronze medal in the Men’s Downhill LW3. Mark also competed in the Giant Slalom where he finished 5th and in the Slalom in which he was disqualified.
Mark was also selected to compete at the Innsbruck 1988 Paralympic Games but did not attend due to an injury.
Mark has spina bifida resulting in a weakness in both his lower limbs. Mark works in customer service for the Christchurch City Council.