Lucas Sklorz

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Kamen, GER
Languages
English, French, German, Russian, Spanish
Higher education
Economics, Public Policy and Administration - Witten/Herdecke University [GER] / University of Munster [GER]

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey at age 10 in Kamen, Germany.
Why this sport?
He played sports from an early age, but as he got older his ankle joints could no longer cope with sports that involved running. He decided to try Para ice hockey after former national team players Sven Stumpe and Carsten Brinkhoff introduced him to the sport.
Club / Team
Wiehl Penguins: Germany
Name of coach
Andreas Pokorny [national], GER
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Germany
Opponent
Great Britain
Tournament
European Championship
Location
Sollefteå, SWE

General interest

Nicknames
Loki (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hobbies
Supporting German football club Borussia Dortmund. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
German Para ice hockey player Sven Stumpe. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
German political activist Sophie Scholl. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Injuries
In 2017 he sustained a concussion and it was several weeks before he could play again. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (sport-kreisunna.de, 09 Apr 2021)
Impairment
He was born with congenital talipes equinovarus, also known as club foot, on both sides. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; dbs-npc.de, 02 Mar 2016)