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Jan Roger Klakegg

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Two daughters
Residence
Bergen, NOR
Languages
English, Norwegian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007 in Bergen, Norway.
Why this sport?
He finds the sport fun and enjoys the fact that he can play at a high level.
Club / Team
Bergen KHK: Norway
Name of coach
Espen Hegde [national], NOR
Training Regime
He trains for two hours a week on the ice.
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Norway
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Sollefteå, SWE

General interest

Hobbies
Kayaking. (idrett.no, 14 Feb 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian ice hockey player Mats Zuccarello, Canadian ice hockey player Sidney Crosby, Welsh footballer Ryan Giggs. (sochi2014.com, 05 Mar 2014; idrett.no, 14 Feb 2014)
Other sports
He played as a defender for Norwegian football club Jolster before his injury in 2003. (nrk.no, 30 Aug 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (aftenposten.no, 27 Feb 2017)
Impairment
In 2003 a large block of stone from a mountain fell and struck the car he was driving. The incident resulted in both of his legs being amputated. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018; nrk.no, 01 Nov 2011)
Other information
LEADER
He captained the Norway national Para ice hockey team at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (sochi2014.com, 05 Mar 2014)

OCCUPATION
He is a certified prosthetist and orthothist. (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