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FORSTER Anna-Lena
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Germany   
GenderWomen
Age23
Place of BirthRadolfzell, GER
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW12-1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Freiburg, GER
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, French, German, Italian
Higher education
Psychology - Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg: Germany
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began skiing at age six with VdK Munchen in Germany.
Club / Team
BRSV Radolfzell: Germany
Name of coach
Justus Wolf [national], GER
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
Germany
General Interest
Nicknames
Leni, Lenchen (skiteam-alpin.org, 03 Dec 2012)
Hobbies
Wheelchair basketball, trampolining. (badische-zeitung.de, 11 Mar 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three medals [two silver, one bronze] at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (suedkurier.de, 01 Jul 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named Sportswoman of the Year by the Baden Disabled and Rehabilitation Sports Association [BBS] in Germany in 2014 and 2016. (suedkurier.de, 07 Dec 2016)

In 2014 she received the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt [Silver Laurel Leaf] in Germany. (bundespraesident.de, 05 May 2014)

In 2013 she received a gold medal in recognition of her sporting achievements from the town of Radolfzell, Germany. (wochenblatt.net, 17 Apr 2013)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (suedkurier.de, 01 Jul 2016)
Impairment
She was born without a right leg and missing bones in her left leg. (badische-zeitung.de, 11 Mar 2017; suedkurier.de, 10 Mar 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 Downhill - Sitting 1:39.71
  2014 Super-G - Sitting DNF
2 2014 Slalom - Sitting 2:14.35
2 2014 Super Combined - Sitting 2:38.96 
3 2014 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:59.33 
  2018 Downhill - Sitting  DNF
4 2018 Super-G - Sitting 1:36.26
1 2018 Super Combined - Sitting 2:27.59
6 2018 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:31.77
1 2018 Slalom - Sitting 1:55.82
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2012/2013 Super-G - Sitting 1:29.14
2 2012/2013 Slalom - Sitting 2:31.31
4 2012/2013 Super Combined - Sitting 2:16.59
  2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Sitting  DNF
  2014/2015 Super-G - Sitting  DNF
5 2014/2015 Super Combined - Sitting 2:20.16
4 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:30.12 
3 2014/2015 Slalom - Sitting 2:04.31 
4 2016/2017 Downhill - Sitting 1:25.17
6 2016/2017 Super-G - Sitting 1:17.31
3 2016/2017 Super Combined - Sitting 2:06.88
4 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:33.25
2 2016/2017 Slalom - Sitting 1:34.80
World Cup Final
Rank Year Event Result
2 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Sitting 1:59.70
2 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:00.58
1 2015/2016 Slalom - Sitting 1:27.98
3 2015/2016 Downhill - Sitting 1:23.82
3 2015/2016 Downhill - Sitting 1:22.62
4 2015/2016 Super-G - Sitting 1:31.87
4 2015/2016 Super-G - Sitting 1:33.40
2 2016/2017 Downhill - Sitting 1:35.24
4 2016/2017 Super-G - Sitting 1:40.05
3 2016/2017 Super-G - Sitting 1:36.08
3 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Sitting 2:29.69
1 2016/2017 Slalom - Sitting 1:43.01
3 2017/2018 Downhill - Sitting 1:23.16
4 2017/2018 Downhill - Sitting 1:22.67
4 2017/2018 Super-G - Sitting 1:30.75
2 2017/2018 Super-G - Sitting 1:29.54