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Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
T44, F44
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Katrin
Residence
Edmond, OK, USA
Occupation
Coach
Languages
English
Higher education
Physical Education - Oklahoma Christian University: Edmond, OK, USA
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach
Paul Bauer [athletics], Bill Hamiter [sitting volleyball]
General Interest
Awards and honours
He was the first amputee to receive a full basketball scholarship. He played for NAIA Oklahoma Christian University. (miamiherald.com, 19 Jun 2010)
Other sports
He played basketball in college. He also plays sitting volleyball at an international level.(miamiherald.com, 19 Jun 2010; teamusa.org, 06 Mar 2012)
Famous relatives
His wife Katrin is a Paralympian who competes in athletics for Germany. (miamiherald.com, 19 Jun 2010)
Impairment
He was born without a right ankle and fibula. (miamiherald.com, 19 Jun 2010)
Other information
COACH
He coaches other Paralympic athletes, including his wife Katrin. (miamiherald.com, 19 Jun 2010; germanpulse.com, 28 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
2 2000 200m T44 23.82
5 2000 4 x 100m Relay T46  DSQ
3 2000 400m T44 55.52
3 2000 Long Jump F44 5.81
  2004 100m T44 DNF
  2004 Long Jump F44 DNS
  2004 Shot Put F44/46 DNS
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2002 100m T44 12.11
5 2002 200m T44 24.81
1 2002 4 x 100m Relay T42-46 43.69
5 2002 Long Jump F44 5.96