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NILSSON GRASTO Marcus
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Norway   
GenderMen
Age21
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW5/7-2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Oslo, NOR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Higher education
Business Law - BI Norwegian Business School: Oslo, NOR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He grew up near the Liabakken ski centre in Oslo, Norway, and skied throughout his childhood. He began taking the sport more seriously in 2015.
Club / Team
Ready Alpin: Oslo, NOR
Name of coach
Hans Blattmann [national], NOR; Synne Sofie Stangeland [national], NOR
General Interest
Hobbies
Football. (skiforbundet.no, 01 Mar 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2021 World Championships in Lillehammer, Norway. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian alpine skiers Aksel Lund Svindal and Kjetil Jansrud. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (skiforbundet.no, 01 Mar 2020)
Impairment
He was born with dysmelia affecting both arms. His left arm is shorter and has three fingers, while his right arm lacks a thumb and does not have full rotation. (skiforbundet.no, 24 Feb 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
30 2022 Super-G - Standing 1:21.04
22 2022 Super Combined - Standing 2:09.32
24 2022 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:10.52
19 2022 Slalom - Standing 1:50.49
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
22 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:27.84
15 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 2:14.88
30 2021/2022 Super-G - Standing 1:20.79
25 2021/2022 Super Combined - Standing 2:14.64
30 2021/2022 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:37.47
21 2021/2022 Slalom - Standing 1:51.36
World Cup (Zagreb)
Rank Year Event Result
10 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 2:28.62
8 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 2:25.44
22 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:27.84
15 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 2:14.88
15 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:50.20
12 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:52.21
13 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:54.25
  2018/2019 Slalom - Standing  DNF
  2018/2019 Slalom - Standing  DNF
13 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 1:55.48
11 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 1:57.53
16 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing 1:17.86
22 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing 1:18.02
19 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing 1:18.41
20 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:11.45
18 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:06.80
  2019/2020 Slalom - Standing  DNF
11 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 2:00.89
  2019/2020 Slalom - Standing  DNF
22 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing  
19 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing