Alexis Auclair

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, CAN
Languages
English, French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2016.
Why this sport?
He discovered Para ice hockey after attending a tournament in Canada. "I had already tried wheelchair basketball, but it was not for me."
Name of coach
Ken Babey [national], CAN
Training Regime
He trains at the Institut National du Sport du Quebec in Montreal, QC, Canada.
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"No matter how difficult it is, no matter how many times life beats me down, I will get up every time, I will fight tooth and nail." (Instagram profile, 22 Nov 2017)
Impairment
Both his legs were amputated below the knee after he was involved in an accident at a water park at age seven. He was sucked through a water drain pipe at the Saint-Pie water park in Quebec, Canada, and his feet were crushed by a turbine engine. (journaldemontreal.com, 12 May 2017; ledevoir.com, 12 Jul 2006)