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OSSIMITZ Michael
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Austria   
GenderMen
Age55
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Klagenfurt, AUT
Languages
German
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
Vienna Warriors: Austria
Name of coach
Mario Kastner [club]; Zdenek Vanek [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Goaltender
General Interest
Hobbies
Photography. (Facebook profile, 17 Feb 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named the Best Goaltender at the 2015 World Championships B-Pool in Ostersund, Sweden. (paralympic.org, 22 Mar 2015)
Other sports
He has participated in dog agility competitions for people with an impairment at national level. (wuff.at, 2003)
Impairment
Both of his legs were crushed by a concrete pipe while he was at work in 1985. The accident resulted in his knee and ankle joints becoming damaged. (wuff.at, 2003)
Other information
DOG SPORTS
He works as an agility coordinator in the Carinthia region for the Austrian Dog Breeding Club. He is also chairman of the Carinthian Flyball Team in Klagenfurt, a dog sport that involves teams of dogs racing each other over hurdles. (klagenfurt-sport.at, 19 Jan 2015; hunde-oerv.at, 14 Apr 2015)

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