Jesse Ehman

Nordic Skiing


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Higher education
Computer Science - University of Saskatchewan: Saskatoon, SK, CAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 14 in Saskatoon, SK, Canada.
Why this sport?
He told his physiotherapist that he enjoyed shooting, so his physiotherapist introduced him to Para Nordic ski coach Jeff Whiting. He then took up biathlon and cross-country skiing.

General interest

Shooting, snowmobiling, fishing, outdoor activities, playing the drums. (, 01 Feb 2020)
Other sports
He has represented Canada in both Para biathlon and Para cross-country skiing at World Cup level. (, 12 Dec 2021;, 12 Dec 2021)
He was born 16 weeks prematurely. Before he was age one month, an intravenous [IV] line in his left arm became infected. He had his arm amputated to stop the infection spreading. (, 17 Feb 2016)