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Sport Para snowboard
NPC Norway   
GenderMen
Age21
Height1.69 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
SB-LL1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kolbotn, NOR
Occupation
Student
Languages
Norwegian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began snowboarding at age eight.
Why this sport?
His father got him involved in the sport.
Club / Team
Funkis Snowboard: Oslo, NOR
Name of coach
Par Sundqvist, SWE
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Norway
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Landgraaf, NED
General Interest
Hobbies
Socialising with friends, playing video games. (olympiatoppen.no, 14 Feb 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at the 2015 World Championships in La Molina, Spain. (aftenposten.no, 15 Dec 2015)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian snowboarder Stian Sivertzen. (olympiatoppen.no, 14 Feb 2018)
Injuries
In January 2017 he fractured the femur bone in his leg at a World Cup event in the United States of America. He returned to training seven months later. (snowboardforbundet.no, 30 Aug 2017; mynewsdesk.com, 28 Jan 2017)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
He became the first Para snowboarder representing Norway to win a medal at the world championships, when he claimed silver in the snowboardcross event at the 2015 edition in La Molina, Spain. (paralympic.org, 06 Jul 2015; SportsDeskOnline, 24 Feb 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014/2015 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 1 Impaired  
4 2014/2015 Banked Slalom - Lower Limb 1 Impaired 1:46.56
7 2018/2019 Banked Slalom - Lower Limb 1 Impaired 58.26
5 2018/2019 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 1 Impaired  
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2018 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 1 Impaired  
7 2018 Banked Slalom - Lower Limb 1 Impaired 59.19
World Cup Finals
Rank Year Event Result
4 2015/2016 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 1 Impaired  
5 2015/2016 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 1 Impaired  
5 2015/2016 Banked Slalom - Lower Limb 1 Impaired 1:21.18
8 2017/2018 Snowboard Cross - Lower Limb 1 Impaired 1:16.64
15 2017/2018 Banked Slalom - Lower Limb 1 Impaired  DNF