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HEM Stephan
Sport Para athletics, Para snowboard
NPC Norway   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthLarvik, NOR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44
Further Personal Information
Residence
Larvik, NOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Norwegian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2014.
Why this sport?
He originally competed in para-snowboarding before making the switch to para-athletics. "Snowboarding was difficult, with lots of travelling to find snow conditions. I was searching for something that would keep me in shape in the summer, and I found javelin."
Club / Team
IL Runar: Sandefjord, NOR
General Interest
Other sports
He competed in para-snowboard at the 2013 World Cup event in Landgraaf, Netherlands. (funkis-snowboard.no, 21 Nov 2013)
Impairment
He was involved in a motorcycle accident in 2007. As a result, his right leg was amputated below the knee. (handikapnytt.no, 15 Oct 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 Javelin Throw F44 38.26
7 2016 Javelin Throw F44 35.94