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PILZ Christian
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Germany   
GenderMen
Age39
Place of BirthKarl-Marx-Stadt, GDR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Languages
German
Higher education
Electronic Engineering - BBW Dresden: Germany
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 20.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to Para ice hockey by a physiotherapist during rehabilitation following his car accident. "After my first experience, I immediately knew this was my sport. After this I learned from my teammates to get better."
Club / Team
Dresdner Eislowen: Germany
Name of coach
Andreas Pokorny [national], GER
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Germany
General Interest
Injuries
He suffered a knee injury in the early part of 2015. (Dresden Cardinals Facebook page, 24 Feb 2015)
Impairment
In November 2001 he was involved in a car accident that resulted in spinal cord injuries. (perspektiven-magazin.de, 20 Dec 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
5 2008 Team  
8 2008/2009 Team  
6 2015 Team  
7 2017 Team