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FORSTER Anna-Lena
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Germany   
GenderWomen
Age23
Place of BirthRadolfzell, GER
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW12-1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Freiburg, GER
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, French, German, Italian
Higher education
Psychology - Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg: Germany
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began skiing at age six with VdK Munchen in Germany.
Why this sport?
Her parents and her brother are passionate skiers, and they encouraged her to take up the sport.
Club / Team
BRSV Radolfzell [GER] / Zoll Ski Team [GER]: Germany
Name of coach
Justus Wolf [national], GER
Training Regime
She trains six times a week, for two or three hours a day.
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
Germany
General Interest
Nicknames
Leni, Lenchen (skiteam-alpin.org, 03 Dec 2012)
Hobbies
Wheelchair basketball, trampolining. (badische-zeitung.de, 11 Mar 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2014 and 2016 she was named Sportswoman of the Year by the Baden Disabled and Rehabilitation Sports Association [BBS] in Germany. (suedkurier.de, 07 Dec 2016)

In 2014 she received the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt [Silver Laurel Leaf] in Germany. (bundespraesident.de, 05 May 2014)

In 2013 she received a gold medal in recognition of her sporting achievements from the town of Radolfzell in Germany. (wochenblatt.net, 17 Apr 2013)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2019 World Championships in Slovenia and Italy. (drs.org, 06 Dec 2018)
Impairment
She was born without a right leg and missing bones in her left leg. (badische-zeitung.de, 11 Mar 2017; suedkurier.de, 10 Mar 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 Downhill - Sitting 1:39.71
  2014 Super-G - Sitting DNF
2 2014 Slalom - Sitting 2:14.35
2 2014 Super Combined - Sitting 2:38.96 
3 2014 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:59.33 
  2018 Downhill - Sitting  DNF
4 2018 Super-G - Sitting 1:36.26
1 2018 Super Combined - Sitting 2:27.59
6 2018 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:31.77
1 2018 Slalom - Sitting 1:55.82
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2012/2013 Super-G - Sitting 1:29.14
2 2012/2013 Slalom - Sitting 2:31.31
4 2012/2013 Super Combined - Sitting 2:16.59
  2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Sitting  DNF
  2014/2015 Super-G - Sitting  DNF
5 2014/2015 Super Combined - Sitting 2:20.16
4 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:30.12 
3 2014/2015 Slalom - Sitting 2:04.31 
4 2016/2017 Downhill - Sitting 1:25.17
6 2016/2017 Super-G - Sitting 1:17.31
3 2016/2017 Super Combined - Sitting 2:06.88
4 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:33.25
2 2016/2017 Slalom - Sitting 1:34.80
3 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:34.91
1 2018/2019 Slalom - Sitting 2:18.24
2 2018/2019 Downhill - Sitting 1:10.03
3 2018/2019 Super Combined - Sitting 2:05.92
4 2018/2019 Super-G - Sitting 1:16.49
World Cup Final
Rank Year Event Result
2 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Sitting 1:59.70
2 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:00.58
1 2015/2016 Slalom - Sitting 1:27.98
3 2015/2016 Downhill - Sitting 1:23.82
3 2015/2016 Downhill - Sitting 1:22.62
4 2015/2016 Super-G - Sitting 1:31.87
4 2015/2016 Super-G - Sitting 1:33.40
2 2016/2017 Downhill - Sitting 1:35.24
4 2016/2017 Super-G - Sitting 1:40.05
3 2016/2017 Super-G - Sitting 1:36.08
3 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:29.69
1 2016/2017 Slalom - Sitting 1:43.01
3 2017/2018 Downhill - Sitting 1:23.16
4 2017/2018 Downhill - Sitting 1:22.67
4 2017/2018 Super-G - Sitting 1:30.75
2 2017/2018 Super-G - Sitting 1:29.54
1 2018/2019 Slalom - Sitting 1:50.49
1 2018/2019 Slalom - Sitting 1:51.04