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LOSKA Stanislav
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Czech Republic   
GenderMen
Age52
Place of BirthOstrava, TCH
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW6/8-1
Further Personal Information
Family
Four daughters
Residence
Czech Republic
Languages
Czech, English, German, Russian
Higher education
Civil Engineering - Brno University of Technology: Czech Republic
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began to learn to ski as soon as he could walk, and took up para-alpine skiing in 1993.
General Interest
Nicknames
Stanley (caths.cz, 13 Feb 2014)
Hobbies
Tennis, running, cycling. (caths.cz, 13 Feb 2014)
Awards and honours
He was chosen as the Czech Republic's flag bearer for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (paralympic.cz, 07 Feb 2014)
Impairment
He had his left forearm amputated after he fell while trying to jump on to a moving train in 1988. (VANOC, 12 Feb 2010; rozhlas.cz, 01 Mar 2002)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In January 2015 he announced his retirement from competitive para-alpine skiing. "The reason is health problems with my knees and my age." (paralympic.cz, 08 Jan 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 1994 Slalom LW6/8 1:22.38
5 1998 Downhill LW6/8 1:08.62
4 1998 Slalom LW6/8 1:56.28
  1998 Giant Slalom LW6/8  DSQ
7 1998 Super-G LW6/8 1:14.26
39 2006 Super-G - Standing 1:18.57
16 2006 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:58.09
18 2006 Slalom - Standing 1:28.45
18 2010 Downhill - Standing 1:26.93
14 2010 Slalom - Standing 1:51.67
13 2010 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:33.28
13 2010 Super-G - Standing 1:27.21
12 2010 Super Combined - Standing 2:22.12
21 2014 Slalom - Standing 2:01.67
  2014 Giant Slalom - Standing DNS
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2003/2004 Downhill LW6/8 1:22.97
5 2003/2004 Super-G LW6/8 1:30.89
  2003/2004 Giant Slalom LW6/8  DNF
5 2003/2004 Slalom LW6/8 1:54.11
12 2008/2009 Slalom - Standing 1:48.91
  2008/2009 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
27 2008/2009 Super-G - Standing 1:07.32
18 2008/2009 Super Combined - Standing 2:02.55
12 2010/2011 Super-G - Standing 1:27.40
11 2010/2011 Super Combined - Standing 2:19.49
14 2010/2011 Slalom - Standing 1:35.62
12 2010/2011 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:20.06