Para Ice Hockey
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Partner Kalina, daughter Wiktoria
Administration Studies, Law - University of Silesia in Katowice: Poland
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 24 in Elblag, Poland.
Why this sport?
He used to play sitting volleyball before discovering Para ice hockey. "I need a lot of activity and hard-hitting experiences. I can't sky dive, so I chose hockey instead! It is a contact sport, there are a lot of injuries, but you recover and the emotions and memories last forever."
Club / Team
IKS Atak: Elblag, POL
Name of coach
Tomasz Wozny [national], POL
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Yoda [character from the Star Wars films]. (Athlete, 15 Oct 2019)
Collecting watches. (Athlete, 15 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Scoring his first international goal in a match against the Netherlands in 2009. (Athlete, 15 Oct 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Sylwester Flis. (Athlete, 15 Oct 2019)
Hero / Idol
US actor Denzel Washington. (Athlete, 15 Oct 2019)
He has sustained a broken finger, a broken foot, and a dislocated shoulder during his career. (Athlete, 15 Oct 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 15 Oct 2019)
He has won medals at the Polish national championships in sitting volleyball. (Athlete, 15 Oct 2019; portel.pl, 21 Oct 2008)
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 15 Oct 2019)
He has achondroplasia and is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 15 Oct 2019)