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Christoph Bernhard Schneider

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW6/8-2

Further personal information

Family
Partner Alina-Anna
Residence
Salzburg, AUT
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at age two, and got involved in Para skiing in 2014.
Name of coach
Markus Gutenbrunner [national], AUT

General interest

Nicknames
CB (Facebook profile, 12 Jun 2021)
Injuries
He sustained a back injury in November 2020. (slsv.at, 29 Nov 2020)

He underwent surgery on his right knee in November 2017. The injury ruled him out of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and he returned to competition in December 2018. (Instagram profile, 29 Oct 2019; krone.at, 18 Jan 2019; Facebook page, 18 Dec 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"He who sets the right goals can only win." (christophschneider.at, 23 Jun 2016)
Impairment
His right hand was crushed in a sawmill accident in 2013. He was initially told his hand would be amputated above the wrist, but after a six-hour operation he only required a partial amputation of his hand. (christophschneider.at, 23 Jun 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships Panorama (Panorama, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Super-G Standing Race 1 2015-03-05 10
Men's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2015-03-07 10
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2015-03-08 15
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2015-03-10 9999
2017 IPC Alpine skiing World Championships Tarvisio, ITA (Tarvisio, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Standing Race 1 2017-01-25 8
Men's Super-G Standing Race 1 2017-01-26 13
Men's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2017-01-28 12
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2017-01-30 6
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2017-01-31 15
Kranjska Gora/Sella Nevea 2019 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships (Kranjska Gora/Sella Nevea, Slovenia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2019-01-21 8
Men's Downhill Standing Race 1 2019-01-30 4
Men's Super-G Standing Race 1 (from SC) 2019-01-31 7
Men's Super-Combined Standing Race 1 2019-01-31 6