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Emil Sorheim

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Oslo, NOR
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, Norwegian
Higher education
Political Science - University of Oslo: Norway

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2006 in Trondheim, Norway.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to try something new and fell in love with it straight away."
Club / Team
Valerenga Ishockey: Oslo, NOR
Name of coach
Espen Hegde [national], NOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Norway

General interest

Hobbies
Sports, listening to music. (idrett.no, 14 Feb 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Norwegian Para ice hockey coach Robert Olsvik. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian cross-country skier Petter Northug. (idrett.no, 14 Feb 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The person who trains the best will be the best." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He received a talent award at the 2014 Fosen Sports Awards in Norway. (fosna-folket.no, 09 Apr 2014)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2014-03-08 1
Mixed Group A 2014-03-09 4
Mixed Group A 2014-03-11 5
Mixed Group A - Standings 2014-03-11 2
Mixed Semifinal 2014-03-13 201
Mixed Bronze Medal Match 2014-03-15 102
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-10 1
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-12 4
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-13 6
Mixed Tournament Group A - Standings 2018-03-13 3
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-8 2018-03-14 2
Mixed Tournament Classification 5-6 2018-03-16 1