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WEISS Catharina
Sport Para alpine skiing, Para swimming, Wheelchair Basketball
NPC Germany   
GenderWomen
Age20
Place of BirthStuttgart, GER
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Plochingen, GER
Languages
German
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began para-skiing in 2011.
Why this sport?
She feels free when she is skiing.
Club / Team
Skiclub Plochingen: Germany
Name of coach
Tina Roll
General Interest
Other sports
She has competed in swimming and wheelchair basketball at national youth level. (stuttgarter-nachrichten.de, 18 Dec 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at either the Paralympic Games or the Paralympic Winter Games. (stuttgarter-nachrichten.de, 18 Dec 2014)
Impairment
At age two months she was diagnosed with cancer in her spinal cord. The illness resulted in paraplegia. (stuttgarter-nachrichten.de, 18 Dec 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Wheelchair Basketball
Rank Year Event Result
3 2018 Team  
European Championships - Wheelchair Basketball
Rank Year Event Result
2 2017 Team  
3 2019 Team