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Kevin Sorley

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Petersburg, ON, CAN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 17 at the Kitchener-Waterloo Sidewinders club in Ontario, Canada.
Why this sport?
His mother encouraged him to get involved in the sport.
Name of coach
Ken Babey [national], CAN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Canada
Opponent
Republic of Korea
Location
Leduc, AB, CAN

General interest

Nicknames
Kevin choo choo Sorley (Facebook profile, 24 Sep 2018)
Hobbies
Watching the Canadian Football League [CFL], listening to country music. (Twitter profile, 01 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Canadian ice hockey player Marty McSorley. (hockeycanada.ca, 31 Aug 2017)
Other sports
Prior to his accident he played ice hockey at junior level in Ontario, Canada. (newhamburgindependent.ca, 19 May 2017)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Winter Games and world championships. (newhamburgindependent.ca, 19 May 2017)
Impairment
He slipped while carrying a friend on his back, which resulted in him sustaining nerve damage that led to paralysis in his foot. (therecord.com, 29 Sep 2010; newhamburgindependent.ca, 19 May 2017)