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Sabine Gasteiger

Alpine Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment

Further personal information

Family
Husband Emil, three children
Other names
Sabine Kern
Languages
English, French, German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began around 2003.
Why this sport?
In 2003, her husband Emil discovered a training programme to become a guide in alpine skiing, which encouraged her to get into the sport.
Club / Team
Oberosterreichischer Blindensportclub [OOBSC]: Austria

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Austria

General interest

Hobbies
Mountaineering, skiing, reading, snowshoeing, swimming, horse riding, knitting, creative handiwork. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Impairment
In 1973, a genetic anomaly led to visual impairment. (paralympic.org, 08 Dec 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Visually impaired Final Round 2
Women's Slalom Visually impaired Final Round 2
Women's Giant Slalom Visually impaired Final Round 3
Women's Super-G Visually impaired Final Round 1
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Visually impaired Final Round 1
Women's Giant Slalom Visually impaired Final Round 2
Women's Super Combined Visually impaired Final Round 9999
Women's Super-G Visually impaired Final Round 9999
Women's Downhill Visually impaired Final Round 4
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom VI Final 2009-02-20 1
Women's Giant Slalom VI Final 2009-02-21 1
Women's Super-G VI Final 2009-02-23 3