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GRADWOHL Gerd
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Germany   
GenderMen
Age60
Place of BirthKempten, FRG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Further Personal Information
Family
One son
Residence
Kempten, GER
Occupation
Physiotherapist
Languages
English, French, German
Higher education
Physiotherapy
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
TVK 1856 : Kempten, GER
Senior International Debut
Year
1999
Competing for
Germany
Location
Austria
General Interest
Nicknames
Beppi (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Hobbies
Spending time in the mountains, watching movies, playing the drums, karate (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Awards and honours
2009 Athlete of the Year of the city of Kempten, Germany. (Parlypmics2010.de, 12 Mar 2010)
Impairment
He was born short-sighted and with astigmatism, but in 1996 he became almost completely blind due to macular degeneration. (Integrationsaemter.de, 30 Mar 2009)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2006 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:30.12
3 2006 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:49.12
3 2010 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:20.40
9 2010 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:57.26
11 2010 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:28.39
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2003/2004 Downhill B1-3  DNF
5 2003/2004 Super-G B1-3 1:30.54
5 2003/2004 Giant Slalom B1-3 2:10.12
4 2003/2004 Slalom B1-3 1:45.83
1 2008/2009 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:44.51
6 2008/2009 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:48.52
  2008/2009 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNF
  2008/2009 Super-G - Visually Impaired  DSQ
  2008/2009 Super Combined - Visually Impaired  DNF