Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing in 1990 at age eight.
Why this sport?
He felt it was an exciting challenge and loves the adrenalin rush the sport gives him.
Goalball, skiing, paragliding, music. (hugothomas.ch, 31 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Nadja Baningartner, a friend of his who is also involved in skiing. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
Swiss alpine skier Didier Cuche. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)
He injured the anterior cruciate ligament [ACL] in his knee during the 2011/12 season. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He received the Swiss Paralympic Newcomer of the Year Award in 2013. (plusport.ch, 18 Nov 2013)
He has been visually impaired since birth. (swissparalympic.ch, 05 Feb 2013)
|Men's Downhill VI||Race 1||2013-02-20||6|
|Men's Super-G VI||Race 1||2013-02-21||3|
|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|
|Men's Downhill Visually Impaired||Final Round||2014-03-08||8|
|Men's Super-G Visually Impaired||Final Round||2014-03-09||9999|