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SOLBERG Loyd Remi
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Norway   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthSarpsborg, NOR
Height1.74 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Two children
Other names
Loyd Remi Johansen
Residence
Norway
Languages
English, Norwegian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005.
Club / Team
Krakene Moss: Norway
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Norwegian Para ice hockey player Rolf Einar Pedersen. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
English footballer David Beckham, Norwegian Para ice hockey player Rolf Einar Pedersen, Canadian ice hockey player Sidney Crosby, Norwegian ice hockey player Mats Zuccarello. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Injuries
In January 2015 he fractured his jaw in two places after teammate Thomas Jacobsen's shot hit him in the face during a training session. (abcnyheter.no, 14 Jan 2015)

An arm injury meant he missed the 2013 World Championships A-Pool in Goyang, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 10 Oct 2013)
Impairment
At age 16 he was driving unlicensed and struck a tree. The accident left him in a coma and resulted in the loss of his left leg. His friend died in the crash. "My punishment is that I have to wake up every day and think that I killed my friend. I miss him terribly, and bear the sorrow with me." (dagbladet.no, 18 May 2008)
Other information
INTERNATIONAL RETIREMENT
He announced his retirement from international Para ice hockey in December 2021. (Facebook profile, 05 Dec 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2006 Team  
3 2010 Team  
4 2014 Team  
5 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
1 2004 Team  
2 2008 Team  
2 2008/2009 Team  
5 2012 Team  
4 2015 Team  
4 2017 Team  
5 2019 Team  
6 2020/2021 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2011 Team  
3 2016 Team