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Sport Para ice hockey
NPC United States   
GenderMen
Age21
Place of BirthRidgewood, NJ, USA
Height1.93 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Biomedical Science - College of New Jersey: Ewing, NJ, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2009 in Woodbridge, NJ, United States of America.
Why this sport?
He liked ice hockey before his accident and wanted to return to the sport after his accident. He first heard about Para ice hockey while at a Camp No Limits event in Maine, United States of America. When he returned home from the camp he joined a local team in New Jersey, United States of America.
Club / Team
NJ Freeze: Randolph, NJ, USA
Name of coach
David Hoff [national], USA
Training Regime
He trains between 20 and 30 hours a week.
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
United States
Opponent
Republic of Korea
Location
Charlottetown, PEI, CAN
General Interest
Hobbies
Skiing, playing the guitar, camping, woodworking, golf, boating. (teamusa.org, 07 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jeff Sauer. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Canadian ice hockey player Martin Brodeur. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You get out of life what you put in." (sikids.com, 03 Apr 2018)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (sikids.com, 03 Apr 2018)
Impairment
In July 2008 he was involved in a boating accident while on holiday with his family on Lake George, NY, United States of America. His injuries led to the amputation of his right leg above the knee. (nolimitsfoundation.org, 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
2 2017 Team  
1 2019 Team