Katie Ladlie

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Troy, MO, USA
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Nursing - Saint Louis University: United States

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She was introduced to Para ice hockey in 2013.
Why this sport?
She was introduced to the sport by the Disabled Athlete Sports Association [DASA] in St. Louis, MO, United States of America.
Club / Team
DASA St. Louis Blues: United States
Name of coach
Shawna Davidson [national], USA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
United States
Opponent
Canada
Location
Brampton, ON, CAN

General interest

Hobbies
Para triathlon, Para athletics. (Facebook page, 19 Jun 2016)
Most influential person in career
US Para ice hockey players Josh Pauls, Billy Manning and Steve Cash. (womenshockeylife.com, 06 Jan 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (womenshockeylife.com, 06 Jan 2016)
Impairment
She was born with Bockenheimer's syndrome, a rare vascular malformation. In June 2011 she had her left leg amputated above the knee to alleviate the pain caused by a lack of cartilage in the knee. (womenshockeylife.com, 06 Jan 2016)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
She has studied psychology at Lindenwood University in Saint Charles, MO, United States of America. (lincolncountyjournal.com, 07 Aug 2017)