Billy Hanning Jr
Para Ice Hockey
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Wife Lauren, daughters Aubrey and Addison
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2006 in St. Louis, MO, United States of America.
Why this sport?
Para ice hockey was the first sport for people with an impairment he learned about after losing his leg.
Club / Team
DASA St. Louis Blues: United States
Name of coach
Guy Gosselin [national], USA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Calgary, AB, CAN
Listening to music, hunting, fishing. (teamusa.org, Apr 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His wife Lauren, and his club teammate Jason Malady. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
US baseball player [and his great uncle] Loy Hanning. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018)
His great uncle Loy Hanning played baseball in the MLB for the St. Louis Browns in the United States of America. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2018; baseball-reference.com, 2018)
At age 18 his lower right leg was amputated because of cancer. (usahockey.com, 06 Mar 2015)
|Mixed Tournament||Group B||2018-03-11||2|
|Mixed Tournament||Group B||2018-03-12||4|
|Mixed Tournament||Group B||2018-03-13||5|
|Mixed Tournament||Group B - Standings||2018-03-13||1|
|Mixed Tournament||Gold Medal Match||2018-03-18||1|