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SORHEIM Emil
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Norway   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthTrondheim, NOR
Height1.68 m
Weight 75 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Oslo, NOR
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Norwegian
Higher education
Political Science - University of Oslo: Norway
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2006 in Trondheim, Norway.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to try something new and fell in love with it straight away."
Club / Team
Valerenga Ishockey: Oslo, NOR
Name of coach
Espen Hegde [national], NOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
Norway
General Interest
Hobbies
Sports, listening to music. (idrett.no, 14 Feb 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Norwegian Para ice hockey coach Robert Olsvik. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian cross-country skier Petter Northug. (idrett.no, 14 Feb 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The person who trains the best will be the best." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He received a talent award at the 2014 Fosen Sports Awards in Norway. (fosna-folket.no, 09 Apr 2014)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. (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 2013 Team  
4 2015 Team  
4 2017 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 Team