Para Ice Hockey
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Wife Shin Jinyoung, two children Yuan and Sian
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 25 in Seongnam, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
He discovered Para ice hockey after seeing it on the news, and decided to find out where he could get involved in the sport.
Club / Team
Goyang Ice Warriors : Korea
Name of coach
Sa Sung-Keun [club], KOR; Han Min-Su [national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Choi Star (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Building Lego. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being part of the Korean team that qualified for the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
Korean Para ice hockey player Jung Seung-Hwan. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
He sustained a fracture at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Have fun." (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
To win a medal at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
He was involved in an accident at age 25 while serving in the military, which resulted in the amputation of his left leg. (imbc.com, 22 Dec 2012; cultpd.com, 16 Jan 2012; kimpd.com, 15 Jan 2012)