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KLAKEGG Jan Roger
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Norway   
GenderMen
Age38
Place of BirthFørde, NOR
Height1.78 m
Weight 84 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Two daughters
Residence
Bergen, NOR
Languages
English, Norwegian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007 in Bergen, Norway.
Why this sport?
He finds the sport fun and enjoys the fact that he can play at a high level.
Club / Team
Bergen KHK: Norway
Name of coach
Espen Hegde [national], NOR
Training Regime
He trains for two hours a week on the ice.
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Norway
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Sollefteå, SWE
General Interest
Hobbies
Kayaking. (idrett.no, 14 Feb 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian ice hockey player Mats Zuccarello, Canadian ice hockey player Sidney Crosby, Welsh footballer Ryan Giggs. (sochi2014.com, 05 Mar 2014; idrett.no, 14 Feb 2014)
Other sports
He played as a defender for Norwegian football club Jolster before his injury in 2003. (nrk.no, 30 Aug 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (aftenposten.no, 27 Feb 2017)
Impairment
In 2003 a large block of stone from a mountain fell and struck the car he was driving. The incident resulted in both of his legs being amputated. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018; nrk.no, 01 Nov 2011)
Other information
LEADER
He captained the Norway national Para ice hockey team at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (sochi2014.com, 05 Mar 2014)

OCCUPATION
He is a certified prosthetist and orthothist. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 Team  
5 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
5 2012 Team  
5 2013 Team  
4 2015 Team  
4 2017 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2011 Team