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NORDSTOGA Knut Andre
Sport Para alpine skiing, Para ice hockey
NPC Norway   
GenderMen
Age39
Place of BirthOslo, NOR
Height1.60 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ås, NOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Norwegian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para ice hockey in 2003 in Oslo, Norway.
Why this sport?
"Ice hockey is fun and full of action."
Club / Team
Valerenga Para Ice Hockey: Norway
Name of coach
Andre Lysenstoen [ice hockey, national], NOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence
Senior International Debut
Year
2003 [Para ice hockey]
Competing for
Norway
General Interest
Nicknames
Mix (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Other sports
He has represented Norway in Para ice hockey, winning silver at the 2006 Paralympic Winter Games in Turin and bronze at the 2010 Games in Vancouver, and also competed at the 2014 and 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. He has also represented Norway in Para alpine skiing and competed in LW12 events at the 2002 Paralympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Dec 2021)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida, which resulted in paralysis in his legs. (Athlete, 15 Jun 2016)
Other information
OTHER ROLES
He has served as a Para ice hockey consultant for the Norwegian Ice Hockey Association. (hockey.no, 01 Jan 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
2 2006 Team  
3 2010 Team  
4 2014 Team  
5 2018 Team  
World Championship - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
2 2008 Team  
2 2008/2009 Team  
5 2012 Team  
5 2013 Team  
4 2015 Team  
4 2017 Team  
5 2019 Team  
6 2020/2021 Team  
European Championships - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
3 2011 Team  
3 2016 Team