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DANBERG Scott
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting, Para swimming
NPC United States   
GenderMen
Age56
Height1.42 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F40
Further Personal Information
Marital status
* unknown *
Family
Son Jack
Occupation
Director, Fitness Instructor
Languages
English
Higher education
Human Movement Studies - California State University, Northridge: United States
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach
Butch Schovanec [national]
General Interest
Awards and honours
He was the United States of America's flag bearer during the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (broward.org, 15 Sep 2012)
Other sports
He competed in athletics at the Paralympic Games in 1988, 2004, 2008 and 2012, winning a silver medal in javelin at the 1988 Games in Seoul. He also participated in swimming at the 1988 Games. (broward.org, 15 Sep 2012; SportsDeskOnline, 04 Sep 2012)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as the director of fitness at the Pritikin Longevity Center in Miami, FL, United States of America. He also serves as a throwing manager for the Dwarf Athletic Association of America [DAAA]. (forbes.com, 30 Nov 2015; ourhealthyplan.com, 10 Oct 2017; daaa.org, 28 Aug 2017)

OTHER STUDIES
He has studied a PhD in education and leadership. (teamusa.org, 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
2 1988 Javelin Throw L4 28.50
5 2004 Shot Put F40 8.78 
8 2008 Shot Put F40 9.79
7 2012 Discus Throw F40 33.78
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
1 1998 Shot Put F40 8.89
1 1998 Discus Throw F40 26.08
1 1998 Javelin Throw F40 30.79
2 2006 Shot Put F40 9.73
4 2006 Javelin Throw F40 29.99
3 2011 Discus Throw F40 36.18
13 2011 Shot Put F40 8.36
8 2011 Javelin Throw F40 26.56
Paralympic Games - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
8 1988 50m Backstroke L3 56.11
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
14 2014 59kg 115.0