Instructor Bios

Tryggvi Hjörtur Oddsson

Tryggvi Hjörtur Oddsson

Location:

Iceland

Certifications:

WEMT-B, RN

Description:

Tryggvi is from Selfoss, Iceland and has been a member of ICE-SAR since 2007 and is now team captain of Selfoss SAR team. He received his EMT-B certificate in 2010 and finished his W-EMT upgrade in 2011. Tryggvi has been teaching first aid to ICE-SAR members since 2012. 

He now works as a nurse in Reykjavík University Hospital emergency room where he has been working since he started nursing school in 2012. 

Tryggvi's main focus of search and rescue has been general SAR and first aid with a touch of rope and swift water rescue. He now mainly focuses on commanding search and rescue operations as a member of his counties area command unit.