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ISAKSSON Rasmus
Sport Para ice hockey, Wheelchair Curling
NPC Sweden   
GenderMen
Age41
Place of BirthLund, SWE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nynäshamn, SWE
Languages
English, Serbian, Swedish
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
Nacka HI: Sweden
Name of coach
Jorgen Lundgren [national], SWE
Training Regime
He trains for up to six days a week.
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence
General Interest
Hobbies
Sport, travel. (rasmusisaksson.se, 21 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"We create the world through our thoughts." (Facebook profile, 29 Mar 2017)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. As a child he also had hydrocephalus, a condition that involves a build up of fluid on the brain. (rasmusisaksson.se, 21 Aug 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
In 2013 he began serving as chairman of DHR, an organisation that works to improve the rights of people with impaired mobility. (Facebook profile, 29 Mar 2017; rasmusisaksson.se, 21 Aug 2016)

OTHER STUDIES
He has qualifications in disability and rehabilitation science, and disability research from Malmo University in Sweden. (Facebook profile, 29 Mar 2017)

AUTOBIOGRAPHY
In 2009 he published his autobiography titled 'Ostracised, Condemned, Accepted and Welcomed'. "It is about how I feel my differences have been received in different environments." (rasmusisaksson.se, 15 Feb 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
3 1998 Team  
3 2002 Team  
World Championship - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
3 2000 Team  
8 2013 Team  
6 2017 Team