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Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Austria   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthSöll, AUT
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12-1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Söll, AUT
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
German
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
He wanted to continue skiing after his accident.
Club / Team
WSV Soll: Austria
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Austria
General Interest
Hobbies
Cycling, spending time with friends, swimming. (oepc.at, 20 Feb 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two silver medals at the 2015 World Championships in Panorama, BC, Canada. (tt.com, 06 Dec 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2018 he was given a Golden Sport Award by the Austrian Ski Federation [OSV]. (skiweltcup.tv, 23 Jun 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2019 World Championships in Slovenia and Italy. (tt.com, 06 Dec 2018)
Impairment
In January 2007 he crashed into a tree while skiing, paralysing him from the 12th thoracic vertebra. (tt.com, 25 Aug 2016; sporthilfe.at, 01 Mar 2014)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works in the department for tax and customs at the Federal Ministry of Finance in Austria. (tt.com, 06 Dec 2018; zollski2019.at, 15 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 Downhill - Sitting 1:25.35
  2014 Super-G - Sitting DNF
3 2014 Slalom - Sitting 1:56.64 
3 2014 Super Combined - Sitting 2:20.20 
3 2014 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:33.31 
5 2018 Downhill - Sitting 1:26.66
9 2018 Super-G - Sitting 1:28.14
  2018 Super Combined - Sitting  DNF
7 2018 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:18.92
8 2018 Slalom - Sitting 1:49.82
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2010/2011 Slalom - Sitting 1:37.25
13 2010/2011 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:23.51
  2012/2013 Downhill - Sitting  DNF
10 2012/2013 Super-G - Sitting 1:15.66
  2012/2013 Slalom - Sitting  DNF
  2012/2013 Super Combined - Sitting  DNS
6 2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:23.50
2 2014/2015 Downhill - Sitting 1:28.80
4 2014/2015 Super-G - Sitting 1:21.51
2 2014/2015 Super Combined - Sitting 1:57.70
4 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:05.26 
  2014/2015 Slalom - Sitting DNF
  2016/2017 Downhill - Sitting  DNF
6 2016/2017 Super-G - Sitting 1:06.86
5 2016/2017 Super Combined - Sitting 1:53.88
5 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:19.64
7 2016/2017 Slalom - Sitting 1:28.02
9 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:21.22
6 2018/2019 Slalom - Sitting 2:07.18
World Cup Final
Rank Year Event Result
  2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Sitting  DSQ
2 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Sitting 1:45.84
5 2015/2016 Slalom - Sitting 1:20.24
5 2015/2016 Downhill - Sitting 1:16.01
2 2015/2016 Downhill - Sitting 1:14.43
8 2015/2016 Super-G - Sitting 1:22.20
2 2015/2016 Super-G - Sitting 1:22.89
2 2016/2017 Downhill - Sitting 1:26.62
9 2016/2017 Super-G - Sitting 1:32.25
9 2016/2017 Super-G - Sitting 1:30.78
10 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:17.25
6 2016/2017 Slalom - Sitting 1:37.36
5 2017/2018 Downhill - Sitting 1:16.56
4 2017/2018 Downhill - Sitting 1:14.59
3 2017/2018 Super-G - Sitting 1:20.49
  2017/2018 Super-G - Sitting  DNF