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SCHACHER Monique
Sport Para alpine skiing, Para-Cycling
NPC Switzerland   
GenderWomen
Age47
Place of BirthVancouver, CAN
Height1.68 m
Weight 65 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW10-2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kriens, SUI
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
English, German
Higher education
Education - College of Education: Zug, SUI
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She first tried para-alpine skiing in 2007 in Whistler, BC, Canada.
Why this sport?
She did winter sports before she acquired her paraplegia and wanted to remain involved.
Club / Team
Ski Club Engelberg: Switzerland
Name of coach
Bjorn Bruhin [national], SUI
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Switzerland
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Becoming Swiss champion in slalom and giant slalom. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Most influential person in career
Her sisters, and her coaches. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)
Impairment
A tumour on her spinal cord resulted in her having paraplegia. (paraplegie.ch, 28 Mr 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.