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Jarred Liddicoat

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Mooloolaba, QLD, AUS
Languages
English

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"I gave it a go and fell in love with it straight away. It is physical, fast and fun, it is what I like."
Club / Team
Queensland Wolverines: Australia
Name of coach
Gary Farmer [national], GBR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

General interest

Awards and honours
He was named Most Valuable Player [MVP] at the 2018 World Championships C-Pool in Vierumaki, Finland. (paralympic.org, 21 Nov 2018; paralympic.org.au, 09 Nov 2018)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair basketball in state-level tournaments in Australia. (Facebook profile, 12 Jan 2019)
Milestones
He became the first Australian Para ice hockey player to score in a world championship match when he netted in a 6-1 defeat against Finland at the 2018 World Championships C-Pool in Vierumaki, Finland. (insidethegames.biz, 06 Nov 2018)
Impairment
He sustained spinal cord injuries in a base jumping accident in 2017. (9 News Sunshine Coast Facebook page, 17 Nov 2018)