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Stig Tore Svee

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Monika
Residence
Trondheim, NOR
Occupation
Athlete, Technician
Languages
English, Norwegian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 1997 in Trondheim, Norway.
Why this sport?
"I had played ice hockey before my accident, so for me this sport was the only choice."
Club / Team
Rosenborg KHK: Trondheim, NOR
Name of coach
Geir Arne Skogstad [club], NOR; Espen Hegde [national], NOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
1997
Competing for
Norway

General interest

Hobbies
Airbrush painting, Harley Davidson motorbikes, Beetle cars, building scale models, listening to music, gaming. (idrett.no, 14 Feb 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
The bronze medal game at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. "We beat Canada in their home venue 3.6 seconds from the end of the game, an amazing experience." (handikappidrott.se, 31 Jan 2013)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian ice sledge hockey player Eskil Hagen, Canadian ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky. (idrett.no, 14 Feb 2014; Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Whatever you do, always have fun." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Impairment
On New Year's Eve 1997 he was sitting on a window ledge when he lost balance and fell five metres on to his back. The fall left him with paraplegia. (handikapnytt.no, 07 Apr 2011)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a technician at St. Olavs Hospital in Trondheim, Norway. (Facebook profile, 15 Mar 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group B 1
Men's Tournament Group B 2
Men's Tournament Group B 3
Men's Tournament Semifinal 202
Men's Tournament Gold Medal Match 101
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group A 2
Men's Tournament Group A 3
Men's Tournament Semifinal 201
Men's Tournament Gold Medal Match 101
Men's Tournament Group A 1
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 2
Mixed Group B 3
Mixed Group B 5
Mixed Semifinal 202
Mixed Bronze Medal Match 102
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Gold Medal Match 1
Men's Tournament Preliminary 1
Men's Tournament Preliminary 6
Men's Tournament Preliminary 7
Men's Tournament Preliminary 8
Men's Tournament Preliminary 9
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