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Luisa Grube

Alpine Skiing


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Innsbruck, AUT
English, German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began skiing at age three.
Why this sport?
Skiing is a popular sport in her family. "I played football and handball, and did weight training, but my passion was always skiing."
Club / Team
SSV Norten-Hardenberg: Germany
Name of coach
Justus Wolf [national], GER; Maike Hujara [personal], GER

General interest

Hero / Idol
German Para alpine skier Noemi Ristau. (, 07 Jan 2019)
A knee injury prevented her from competing at a World Cup event in January 2021. (, 25 Jan 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe in yourself." (Instagram profile, 01 Jan 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she was named Female Para Athlete of the Year in Norten-Hardenberg, Germany. (, 01 May 2019)
Famous relatives
His father Marko served as a coach at SSV Norten-Hardenberg ski club in Germany. Her brother Dennis served as her guide during races until 2019. (, 20 Apr 2020;, 16 Dec 2019;, 07 Jan 2019)
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (, 25 Jan 2021;, 07 Jan 2019)
She was born with glaucoma and cataracts. (, 25 Jan 2021)
Other information
In order to improve her training conditions ahead of the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games, she relocated from Norten-Hardenberg, Germany, to Innsbruck, Austria, where she also began studying educational science. "Here I have optimal training opportunities." (, 01 Sep 2021, 17 Feb 2021;, 01 Sep 2021;, 25 Jan 2021;, 12 Dec 2019)

In 2021 she was reclassified from B3 to B2 after her vision deteriorated. "Now I have to rely even more on my guide, which is actually not that bad. Before I used to concentrate more on what I saw myself." (, 01 Sep 2021;, 25 Jan 2021)