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KIRSTISTUEN Emil
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Norway   
GenderMen
Age29
Place of BirthOslo, NOR
Height1.64 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
LÝrenskog, NOR
Occupation
Athlete, Sales
Languages
English, Norwegian, Swedish
Higher education
Media and Communications - Sonans University: Oslo, NOR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2005 in Oslo, Norway.
Why this sport?
He liked the competitive nature of the sport and being on a team.
Club / Team
Valerenga Para Ice Hockey: Norway
Name of coach
Andre Lysenstoen [national], NOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Norway
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Norwegian cross-country skier Petter Northug, Norwegian ice hockey player Mats Zuccarello. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014; idrett.no, 14 Feb 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Play rough but fair, and with high speed." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He finished second in the wheelchair category at the 2016 Oslo Marathon in Norway. (dagbladet.no, 17 Sep 2016)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
5 2013 Team  
4 2015 Team  
5 2019 Team  
6 2020/2021 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 Team