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Christopher Douglas

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
St. Cloud, FL, USA
Occupation
Technician
Languages
English
Higher education
Prosthetics and Orthotics - St. Petersburg College: United States

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He was introduced to Para ice hockey in 2011 while volunteering at a camp for children with impairments in Eustis, FL, United States of America.
Why this sport?
"I had never heard of sled hockey. When I was able to experience what it's like to skate fast, turn and use all my strength to shoot pucks, I felt like there wasn't a limit to what I could do."
Club / Team
Florida Bandits: United States
Name of coach
David Hoff [national], USA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

General interest

Hobbies
Surfing, watching sports, listening to music. (teamusa.org, 2017)
Other sports
He has competed in Para canoe sprint at national level in the United States of America. (gofundme.com, 28 Jul 2015)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. In 2001 he had corrective spinal cord surgery that paralysed his calf muscles. (aroundosceola.com, 05 Mar 2014)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a prosthetic technician for Specialty Brace & Limb in Orlando, FL, United States of America. (Facebook profile, 13 Dec 2021; floridatoday.com, 20 Apr 2016)