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Bernhard Habersatter

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Two children
Residence
Austria
Occupation
Coach
Languages
German

Sport specific information

Club / Team
SLSV: Salzburg, AUT

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
Austria

General interest

Nicknames
Berni (vancouver2010.com, 10 Dec 2010)
Hobbies
Football, swimming, hiking, cycling, skiing. (vancouver2010.com, 10 Dec 2010)
Impairment
He opted to have his right arm amputated in 1998 after the failure of several operations to try to repair paralysis caused by a high-speed skiing crash in which he severely damaged his shoulder and hand. (meinbezirk.at, 2011)
Other information
COACHING
He is a coach with the Salzburger Landesskiverband [SLSV] association in Salzburg. (slsv.at, 12 Feb 2013)

ILLNESS
He was diagnosed with cancer at age 22 and had surgery and chemotherapy. The cancer returned in 2005 but once again he recovered after treatment. (meinbezirk.at, 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Super-G Standing Final Round 25
2011 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Sestriere, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Standing Final 2011-01-16 9
Men's Super-G Standing Final 2011-01-18 15
Men's Super-Combined Standing Final 2011-01-19 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2011-01-21 20