Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Wife Sandra, children Christopher and Daniel
Brunn am Gebirge, AUT
Athlete, Coach, Teacher
Mechanical Engineering - Technical University of Vienna: Austria
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 at age 45.
Club / Team
UNION Trendsport Weichberger: Klosterneuburg, AUT
Name of coach
Petra Marchart [personal]
Coach from which country?
Coach from what year?
Cycling, mountain biking, rock climbing, travelling. (oepc.at, 20 Feb 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing sixth at the 2011 World Cup event in Roskilde, Denmark, and becoming Austrian champion in 2011. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2013)
Hero / Idol
US road cyclist Lance Armstrong. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up. Try everything, accept no limits." (georg-schwab.blogspot.com, 05 Nov 2013)
He has competed at international level for Austria in para-cycling. (georg-schwab.blogspot.com, 05 Nov 2013)
To compete in para-snowboard at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, and in para-cycling at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (sporthilfe.at, 15 Apr 2013)
He has incomplete paraplegia after his spinal cord was partially severed in a snowboarding accident in 2009. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2013)