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Danja Haslacher

Alpine Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW2

Further personal information

Residence
Salzburg, AUT

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began skiing in 1988 in Austria.
Why this sport?
After losing her leg at age 17, she lost some of her passion for life. Her mother persuaded her to learn how to ski with one leg to help give her some purpose again.
Name of coach
Manuel Hujara [national]
Coach from which country?
Austria

International debut

Year
1994
Competing for
Austria
Tournament
European Championship
Location
Aosta, ITA

General interest

Hobbies
Mountain biking, swimming, reading, dancing, music, going to the gym. (danja-haslacher.com, 08 Oct 2012)
Injuries
She broke her leg [tibia] in December 2009, and then for a second time in 2012. (oesv.at, 17 Oct 2012, 08 Dec 2010)
Impairment
She had her left leg amputated in June 1988 after crashing her scooter on the way to work. She spent eight weeks in hospital in Salzburg, Austria, three of which were in intensive care. (danja-haslacher.com, 08 Oct 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom LW2 Final Round 9999
Women's Downhill LW2 Final Round 9999
Women's Super-G LW2 Final Round 1
Women's Giant Slalom LW2 Final Round 1
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Standing Final Round 11
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 10
Women's Super-G Standing Final Round 3
Women's Downhill Standing Final Round 5
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill LW2 Final Round 1
Women's Super-G LW2 Final Round 9999
Women's Giant Slalom LW2 Final Round 1
Women's Slalom LW2 Final Round 1
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Standing Final 2009-02-20 6
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2009-02-21 5
Women's Super-G Standing Final 2009-02-23 4
Women's Super-Combined Standing Final 2009-02-23 4
Women's Super-G Standing Run 2 2009-02-24 2
Women's Downhill Standing Final 2009-02-28 5
2011 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Sestriere, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Standing Final 2011-01-16 6
Women's Super-G Standing Final 2011-01-18 5
Women's Super-Combined Standing Final 2011-01-19 9999
Women's Slalom Standing Final 2011-01-20 9999
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2011-01-21 9999