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NASU Norihiko
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Japan   
GenderMen
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gifu, JPN
Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2019.
Why this sport?
He played wheelchair basketball for 20 years earlier in his career, and was then invited to a tryout event for Para ice hockey by Tsuyoshi Hoshi. He found the sport interesting, so he and Hoshi founded the Tokai Ice Arcs club in Nagoya, Japan.
Club / Team
Tokai Ice Arcs: Nagoya, JPN
Name of coach
Kenji Nobuta [national], JPN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence
General Interest
Other sports
He has played wheelchair basketball at club level in Japan. (Facebook profile, 09 Sep 2020; parasapo.tokyo, 06 Feb 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2030 Paralympic Winter Games. (Parachannel YouTube channel, 30 Jul 2020)
Impairment
Both his legs were amputated as a result of a motorbike accident he was involved in at age 17. (Parachannel YouTube channel, 30 Jul 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.