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Greg Shaw

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Computer Science - University of Central Florida: Orlando, FL, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007 with the Golden Eagles ice sledge hockey club in Park City, UT, United States.
Why this sport?
He wanted a new challenge.
Club / Team
Tampa Bay Lightning Sled Hockey/Space Coast Hurricanes: United States
Name of coach
Jeff Sauer [national]
Coach from which country?
United States
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
United States

General interest

Hobbies
Cycling, frisbee, skateboarding, computers. (usahockey.com, 02 Feb 2014; wn.com, 06 Nov 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being chosen to compete at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
US basketball player LeBron James. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He took part in competitive ski racing until 2008. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)
Impairment
He was born with sacral agnesis, a congenital condition affecting the formation of the spine. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 1
Mixed Group A 3
Mixed Group A 5
Mixed Semifinal 202
Mixed Gold Medal Match 101
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 2014-03-08 1
Mixed Group B 2014-03-09 3
Mixed Group B 2014-03-11 6
Mixed Group B - Standings 2014-03-11 2
Mixed Semifinal 2014-03-13 202
Mixed Gold Medal Match 2014-03-15 101