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AVDAL Thommas
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Norway   
GenderMen
Age29
Place of BirthSão Paulo, BRA
Height1.64 m
Weight 65 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Drammen, NOR
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Norwegian
Higher education
Information Technology
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2011 in Oslo, Norway.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to try the sport by Norwegian Para ice hockey player Rolf Einar Pedersen.
Club / Team
VIF Para Ice Hockey: Oslo, NOR
Name of coach
Espen Hegde [national], NOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Norway
General Interest
Impairment
In March 2011 he was snowboarding on a family holiday in Hemsedal, Norway, when he misjudged a jump and crashed. The accident resulted in paraplegia. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018; lierposten.no, 05 Dec 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
4 2015 Team  
4 2017 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 Team