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Christoph Prettner

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B2
Guide
Benjamin Rosian

Further personal information

Residence
Innsbruck, AUT
Occupation
Customs Officer
Languages
English, German
Higher education
Business

Sport specific information

Club / Team
BSS Tirol: Austria
Name of coach
Manuel Hujara [national]
Coach from which country?
Austria
Training Regime
Between April and October he spends most of his time in the gym. He spends up to 16 hours a week running and lifting weights.

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Austria

General interest

Nicknames
Onki (vancouver2010.com, 10 Dec 2010)
Hobbies
Cycling, football, day trips. (oepc.at, 10 Dec 2010)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian alpine skier Aksel Lund Svindal. (christophprettner.at, 24 Jan 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (kleinezeitung.at, 24 Aug 2013)
Impairment
At nine months old he developed a tumour that resulted in his right eye being removed, and he has had around 20 operations on his left eye. (christophprettner.at, 24 Jan 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Visually impaired Final Round 9999
Men's Super Combined Visually impaired Final Round 9999
Men's Super-G Visually impaired Final Round 9
Men's Downhill Visually impaired Final Round 6
Men's Slalom Visually impaired Final Round 9999
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom VI Final 2009-02-21 8
Men's Super-G VI Run 2 2009-02-24 13
2011 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Sestriere, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill VI Final 2011-01-16 7
Men's Super-G VI Final 2011-01-18 6
Men's Super-Combined VI Final 2011-01-19 9999
Men's Giant Slalom VI Final 2011-01-21 9999
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill VI Race 1 2013-02-20 13
Men's Super-G VI Race 1 2013-02-21 9999
Men's Slalom VI Race 1 2013-02-24 9999
Men's Super-Combined VI Race 1 2013-02-25 9999
Men's Giant Slalom VI Race 1 2013-02-26 9999