Dani Aravich
ParalympianPara Nordic SkiingPara Track and Field

Dani Aravich

Paralympian 2020, 2022

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Athlete Bio

Mark Reis




Boise, ID


Butler University

Danielle "Dani" Aravich was born without her left hand and forearm. After her time as a Division-I cross-country and track and field athlete, she quickly became involved in the adaptive sports community. She volunteered as a limb-different coach and began training in track and field for the Paralympic Games. Later, Aravich caught the attention of a U.S. Paralympic Nordic Ski coach who invited her to a training camp in 2019, which sparked her training for the Paralympic Winter Games.

Paralympic Games Experience:

  • Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022
    • 8th Place (Sprint Cross-Country)
    • 9th Place (Middle-Distance Cross-Country)
    • 11th Place (Middle-Distance Biathlon)
    • 13th Place (Sprint Biathlon)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020
    • Sprinter in the Women's 400-Meters T47 Event

  • 2023
    • 1st Place (Mixed 4x2.5km Sprint Relay)
    • 5th Place (Biathlon Sprint)
    • 6th Place (Cross-Country Sprint)
    • 7th Place (Long-Distance Biathlon)
  • 2021
    • 4th Place (Mixed Relay)

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