Christian Pilz

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
German
Higher education
Electronic Engineering - BBW Dresden: Germany

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 20.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to Para ice hockey by a physiotherapist during rehabilitation following his car accident. "After my first experience, I immediately knew this was my sport. After this I learned from my teammates to get better."
Club / Team
Dresdner Eislowen: Germany
Name of coach
Andreas Pokorny [national], GER
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Germany

General interest

Injuries
He suffered a knee injury in the early part of 2015. (Dresden Cardinals Facebook page, 24 Feb 2015)
Impairment
In November 2001 he was involved in a car accident that resulted in spinal cord injuries. (perspektiven-magazin.de, 20 Dec 2010)