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WARNER David
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC South Africa   
GenderMen
Age50
Place of BirthBloemfontein, SAF
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW2
Further Personal Information
Family
One son Richard
Languages
Afrikaans, English, French, German
Higher education
Accounting, Electrical Engineering
Sport Specific Information
Handedness
Right
Senior International Debut
Year
1998
Competing for
South Africa
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Nagano
General Interest
Hobbies
Mountain biking, field hockey, tennis. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Awards and honours
He was the first South African to compete in the Paralympic Winter Games when he did so at Nagano in 1998. (insideworldparasport.biz, 14 Jan 2010)
Famous relatives
His father, David Warner, represented his province in field hockey, and his grandfather, Plum Warner, played provincial field hockey, cricket and rugby. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Impairment
He was forced to undergo an amputation of his leg above the knee after suffering injuries in a car accident in 1998. (Vancouver 21 Mar 2010)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He has retired from professional sport. (fis-ski.com, 01 Jan 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
25 1998 Downhill LW2 1:24.18
20 1998 Slalom LW2 2:21.57
19 1998 Giant Slalom LW2 3:26.10
21 1998 Super-G LW2 1:33.56
15 2002 Downhill LW2 1:37.52
9 2002 Slalom LW2 1:40.29
  2002 Giant Slalom LW2  DNF
12 2002 Super-G LW2 1:30.28
36 2006 Downhill - Standing 1:36.36
38 2006 Super-G - Standing 1:24.89
45 2006 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:31.76
27 2006 Slalom - Standing 1:33.29
25 2010 Downhill - Standing 1:34.82
32 2010 Slalom - Standing 2:06.25
31 2010 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:52.09
32 2010 Super-G - Standing 1:38.52
18 2010 Super Combined - Standing 2:34.30
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2003/2004 Downhill LW2 1:27.36
15 2003/2004 Super-G LW2 1:56.36
10 2003/2004 Giant Slalom LW2 2:29.18
12 2003/2004 Slalom LW2 2:04.08
32 2008/2009 Downhill - Standing 2:05.56
  2008/2009 Slalom - Standing  DNF
  2008/2009 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNQ
34 2008/2009 Super-G - Standing 1:13.19
  2008/2009 Super Combined - Standing  DNQ