Christian Jaster

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 23.
Why this sport?
He had previously played handball and was looking for a sport to compete in following his accident. "I happened to see something on the internet [about Para ice hockey], and I looked around for a club to get a close-up look."
Club / Team
Wiehl Penguins: Germany
Name of coach
Andreas Pokorny [national], GER
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Germany
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Nagano, JPN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 World Championships A-Pool in Buffalo, NY, United States of America. (wochenpost.de, 20 May 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (deutsche-paralympische-mannschaft.de, 01 May 2015)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated after he was involved in a traffic accident in 2007. (wochenpost.de, 20 May 2015; wz-newsline.de, 18 Oct 2013)