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KAISER Werner
Sport Para dance sport
NPC Austria   
GenderMen
Age60
Height1.86 m
Weight 99 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Vienna, AUT
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, German
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2010.
Why this sport?
He liked to dance before his accident.
Club / Team
Vienna Rolli-Dancedream: Austria
Name of coach
Diethard Govekar [national]
Coach from which country?
Austria
Coach from what year?
2011
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Austria
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Cuijk
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Achieving fourth place in the IPC wheelchair dance sport rankings in ballroom dancing in 2013. (Athlete, 24 Nov 2013)
Most influential person in career
Brigitte Kroell, his dancing partner. (Athlete, 24 Nov 2013)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair basketball at club level in Austria. (paralympic.org, 04 Nov 2014)
Ambitions
To reach the finals of the world championships. (Athlete, 24 Nov 2013)
Impairment
A motorcycle accident resulted in him having paraplegia. (Athlete, 24 Nov 2013)
Other information
DANCE PARTNER
He met his partner Brigitte Kroll through playing wheelchair basketball. In 2010 Kroll heard about wheelchair dance training taking place in Vienna, Austria, and invited him to join her. (paralympic.org, 04 Nov 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2013 C2/5D Duo Latin  
7 2013 C2/5D Duo Standard  
7 2017 C2/5D Duo Latin  
8 2017 C2/5D Duo Standard