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Adam Page

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Lancaster, NY, USA
Occupation
Athlete, Motivational Speaker
Languages
English
Higher education
Sports Management - Medaille College: Buffalo, NY, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the Para ice hockey at age six with the Buffalo Sabres club in the United States of America.
Why this sport?
"I grew up watching hockey went to my first National Hockey League [NHL] game at age three."
Club / Team
Buffalo Sabres: United States
Name of coach
Guy Gosselin [national], USA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
United States
Location
United States

General interest

Hobbies
Skiing, swimming, watching movies, going to concerts, playing golf. (teamusa.org, 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the Paralympic Winter Games in 2010 and 2014. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
US ice hockey player Jack Eichel. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everyone has obstacles in life. It is the positive attitude that helps you overcome those obstacles." (classroomchampions.org, 22 May 2015)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair lacrosse for the Buffalo Bandits in New York, United States of America. (twcnews.com, 25 Aug 2017)
Famous relatives
His father Norman has served as a national Para ice hockey representative for USA Hockey. (buffalonews.com, 18 Oct 2014)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus. (hydroassoc.org, 20 May 2014)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He co-founded the Sled Hockey Foundation [SHF], a non-profit organisation that provides people with impairments the opportunity to take part in Para ice hockey. He and his father Norman also co-founded the Buffalo Bandits wheelchair lacrosse team in New York, United States of America. (bandits.com, 24 Aug 2017; sledhockeyfoundation.org, 24 Aug 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 1
Mixed Group A 3
Mixed Group A 5
Mixed Semifinal 202
Mixed Gold Medal Match 101
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 2014-03-08 1
Mixed Group B 2014-03-09 3
Mixed Group B 2014-03-11 6
Mixed Group B - Standings 2014-03-11 2
Mixed Semifinal 2014-03-13 202
Mixed Gold Medal Match 2014-03-15 101
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-11 2
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-12 4
Mixed Tournament Group B 2018-03-13 5
Mixed Tournament Group B - Standings 2018-03-13 1
Mixed Tournament Semifinal 2018-03-15 2
Mixed Tournament Gold Medal Match 2018-03-18 1