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Masaya Wada

Para Ice Hockey


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2017.
Why this sport?
He initially took up wheelchair basketball after he completed his rehabilitation. He was introduced to Para ice Hockey by Itsuki Ito whom he met while playing wheelchair basketball.
Club / Team
Rospada Kansai: Japan
Name of coach
Kiyoshi Machii [club], JPN; Kojin Nakakita [national], JPN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique

General interest

He sustained a spinal cord injury in a snowboard accident at age 29. (Rospada Kansai Facebook page, 01 Nov 2018)