Scott Meenagh Squad: Para Nordic Elite Squad Y.O.B: 16 September 1989 Hometown: Cumbernauld SCO @scott.meenagh.1 @smeenagh Career Highlights: 13th - 12.5km Middle Biathlon - Winter Paralympic Games, PyeongChang KOR 2018 14th - 15km Individual Biathlon - Winter Paralympic Games, PyeongChang KOR 2018 18th - 7.5km Sprint Biathlon - Winter Paralympic Games, PyeongChang KOR 2018 14th - 7.5km Cross Country - Winter Paralympic Games, PyeongChang KOR 2018 17th - 15km Cross Country - Winter Paralympic Games, PyeongChang KOR 2018 13th - 13th 7.5km Sprint Biathlon - World Para Nordic Championships, Finsterau GER 2017 Scott Meenagh was inspired to try Para Nordic skiing after getting a taste of winter sport during Sochi 2014, which he experienced as part of the Paralympic Inspiration Programme. Prior to that Scott competed in para rowing at an international level. He started Nordic Skiing in December 2014 and made the switch from rowing full time in March 2016. Scott made his competitive debut for Great Britain at the World Cup in Vuokatti, Finland in December 2016. At the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Scott became the first British Para Nordic skier to represent his country at that level. He raced six times at PyeongChang, covering 60km, with his best result coming in the men’s 12.5km sitting biathlon where he finished 13th. As a youngster Scott played rugby competitively and represented West of Scotland and Scotland under 18s. He was injured when he stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED) while serving in Afghanistan at the age of 21 and competes in the sitting categories.