Born in Bergen, Norway, where she currently lives. Professional figure skater and a part - time figure skating coach, former competitive figure skater.
Holds Diploma from Høgskolen i Bergen in Sports Psychology as well as from BI Norwegian Business School in Marketing.
She began skating when she was 3 years old, training first in Bergen (representing Bergen Kunstløpklubb) Oslo Idrettslag, Tønsberg (training at Tønsberg Turn), before moving to Sweden, where she was part of Skara Konståkningsförening og Lidköpings Konståknings Klubb. Throughout her competitive years, she constantly placed well at Norwegian Championships. In the Senior category, she placed 4th three times at her country´s Nationals.
As a performer, she has taken part in various ice-shows in Norway and Sweden, a big annual show of Tibro -KK among them. She performed with Nordic Ice Theatre at a presentation at Slåtthaugen Kunstisbane in February 2020.
She holds both Norwegian (level 2) and Swedish (Level 1B) skating coach licenses. Since 2001, she has coached part - time in various skating clubs, such as Lidkøping (Sweden), Bergen
Kunstløpklubb (Norway). Since 2014 she is a part - time coach in Loddefjord Idrettslag Kunstløp. Apart from teaching skaters and creating programs, Beate - Helene simultaneously pursues a non
skating - related career of working in sales, as a consumer consultant, all while being a mother of two.
PHOTO CREDIT: Jim Hansen