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STORDAHL Jostein
Sport Sailing, Wheelchair Curling
NPC Norway   
GenderMen
Age52
Place of BirthSarpsborg, NOR
Height1.72 m
Weight 85 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Elisabeth
Residence
Skjeberg, NOR
Occupation
Businessperson
Languages
English
Higher education
DH Halden: Norway
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004 at age 38 in Halden, Norway.
Club / Team
Halden Curling Club: Norway
Name of coach
Peter Dahlman [national], NOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Third
Handedness
Right
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Norway
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Sollefteċ, SWE
General Interest
Hobbies
Sailing, music. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the world championships in 2007, 2008 and 2017. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Most influential person in career
Norwegian curler Finn Pettersen. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2013)
Other sports
He competed in sailing at the Paralympic Games in 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008. He also participated in powerlifting at the 1988 Paralympic Games in Seoul. (paralympic.org, 2017)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Impairment
His right leg was amputated above the knee following a train accident. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018, 19 Nov 2013)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a coin dealer. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Wheelchair Curling
Rank Year Event Result
6 2010 Team  
8 2014 Team  
2 2018 Team  
World Championship - Wheelchair Curling
Rank Year Event Result
1 2006/2007 Team  
1 2007/2008 Team  
7 2008/2009 Team  
3 2010/2011 Team  
9 2011/2012 Team  
10 2012/2013 Team  
10 2014/2015 Team  
2 2015/2016 Team  
1 2016/2017 Team  
Paralympic Games - Sailing
Rank Year Event Result
13 1996 Crewboat 61.00
9 2000 Single-Person Keelboat 56