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Thomas Oxaal

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B3
Guide
Ole-Martin Lid

Further personal information

Residence
Sauda, NOR
Languages
Norwegian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing in 2010.
Why this sport?
His school held routine ski trips. "Back at school, there were trips to Litlestolen every Tuesday. And in the winter, we always went skiing to Hovlandsbakken."
Club / Team
Sauda IL: Norway
Name of coach
Bjorn Kristiansen [national], NOR; Magnus Evenby [national], NOR

General interest

Injuries
In October 2020 he underwent surgery on his leg. (Instagram profile, 10 Nov 2020)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (skiforbundet.no, 01 Jun 2021; Instagram profile, 07 Oct 2021)
Impairment
He was born with a visual impairment, resulting in him having a field of vision that is less than 40 degrees. (framtida.no, 31 Oct 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships (Prince George, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style VI Final 2019-02-17 13
Men's Sprint - Free Style VI Final 2019-02-18 6
Men's Long Distance - Classic VI Final 2019-02-24 8