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ARSENAULT Steve
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Canada   
GenderMen
Age30
Place of BirthHamilton, CAN
Height1.70 m
Weight 81 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Marital status
* unknown *
Family
Daughter Lena
Residence
Spruce Grove, AB, CAN
Occupation
Athlete, Carpenter
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2005 with the PSA Dogs in Edmonton, AB, Canada.
Why this sport?
"I want to be known as one of the best defencemen in the world. I will do anything to get there."
Name of coach
Ken Babey [national], CAN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
Canada
Opponent
United States of America
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)
Injuries
In 2011 he was troubled by a shoulder injury and was eventually diagnosed with a torn labrum and issues with the bones in his shoulder. He had surgery in December 2011, and after six months of recovery he returned in time for the 2012/13 season. (hockeycanada.ca, 14 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He has twice been named Paralympic Sports Association Most Valuable Player [MVP] in Edmonton, AB, Canada. (hockeycanada.ca, 27 Oct 2012)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (sprucegroveexaminer.com, 11 Apr 2014)
Impairment
He has avascular necrosis of the femur [thigh bone]. The condition can lead to tiny breaks in the bone and the bone's eventual collapse. (hockeycanada.ca, 27 Oct 2012)
Other information
COACH
He has served as head coach of the Alberta provincial Para ice hockey team in Canada. (hockeyalberta.ca, 10 Nov 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 Team  
2 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 Team  
2 2015 Team  
1 2017 Team