Joerg Wedde

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Partner Ulrike, children Leven and Lioba
Residence
Hanover, GER
Occupation
Medical Professional
Languages
English, German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2002 in Hanover, Germany.
Why this sport?
"In October 2002 a friend took me to a game, and I knew straight away that it was my sport."
Club / Team
ERC Hanover : Germany
Name of coach
Andreas Pokorny [national], GER
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Germany
Opponent
Czech Republic
Tournament
World Cup Qualification
Location
Ceské Budejovice, CZE

General interest

Most influential person in career
German Para ice hockey player Gerd Bleidorn. (Athlete, 26 Feb 2013)
Impairment
He lost both legs after falling under a train in 1978. (haz.de, 29 Oct 2014; Athlete, 26 Feb 2013)