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Dan Cnossen - Nordic

Dan's Profile

Classification: LW12

Lt. Cmdr. Dan Cnossen was serving as the platoon commander for SEAL Team One in Afghanistan in September 2009 when he was wounded by an (IED) improvised explosive device. Cnossen was awarded both a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star with Valor from the Secretary of the Navy for his service in combat. Dan has been on the team since 2011. He has competed in the 2014 and 2018 Paralympics resulting in six medals. His hobbies include running, reading, traveling and surfing.


Birthdate5/17/1980
BirthplaceTopkea, KS
ResidenceTopkea, KS
HometownTopkea, KS
Year Made Team2016
Height5'10"
Weight155

About Dan

  • Web Presence

Dan's Statistics

  • World Cup
  • Paralympic Awards
  • Paralympic Experience
  • Other
  • World Cup Statistics

    Years of Participation: 2011, 2013, 2015, 2019

    Top Finish: 5th - 2015 (biathlon individual, cross-country sprint)

    Most Recent: Silver – 2019

    • 5th - Biathlon individual, cross-country sprint
    • 6th - Cross-country middle-distance
    • 7th - Biathlon sprint 
    • 8th - Biathlon middle-distance, cross-country long-distance
  • Paralympic Awards & Results

    Two-time Paralympian (2014, 2018); Six-time Paralympic medalist (1 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze)

    PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games: 

    • Gold - 7.5km Biathlon
    • Silver - 12.5km Biathlon, 15km Cross-country, 15km Biathlon, 7.5km Cross-country
    • Bronze - Cross-country sprint

    Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games:

    • 6th - Cross-country 
    • 10th - Biathlon individual, 10km cross-country 
    • 11th - Biathlon middle-distance
    • 13th - 15km Cross-country 
    • 14th - Biathlon sprint
  • Paralympic Statistics

    • Two-time Paralympian (2014, 2018); Six-time Paralympic medalist (1 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze)
    • PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, gold (7.5km biathlon), silver (12.5km biathlon, 15km cross-country, 15km biathlon, 7.5km cross-country), bronze (cross-country sprint)
    • Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, 6th (cross-country sprint), 10th (biathlon individual, 10km cross-country), 11th (biathlon middle-distance), 13th (15km cross-country), 14th (biathlon sprint)
  • There are no other statistics available for Dan at this time.

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