Paralympic Winter Games
7-16 March

Nils-Erik Ulset: First blog at the Mountain Paralympic Village

My first blog. Don't have much experience with this so have a little patience and I promise I'll try to get better at it. Nils-Erik Ulset - biography Norway's Nordic skier Nils-Erik Ulset is a three-time Paralympic Champion. Ulset has won three gold, two silver and three bronze Paralympic medals between 2002 and 2010. Ulset first discovered Nordic skiing at the age of 10. He took part in able-bodied races until the age of 18, when he qualified for the Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games. At the Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games, Ulset won two gold medals in cross-country skiing, in 10 km and 20 km standing. At the Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games Ulset took two bronze medals in biathlon: the 12.5 km and 7.5 km standing. Four years later he won gold in the 12.5 km biathlon standing, silver in cross-country 20 km standing and bronze in the relay at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games. Read his full biography here: