Para Ice Hockey
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, CAN
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
He trains at the Institut National du Sport du Quebec in Montreal, QC, Canada.
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
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)
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)