Myriam Adam

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC, CAN
Occupation
Student
Languages
French
Higher education
Science - Cegep Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu: Canada

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
Her older brother played ice hockey, and she wanted to be like him.
Club / Team
Les Quebecoises: Canada
Name of coach
Tara Chisholm [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Canada
Opponent
United States of America
Tournament
Exhibition Match
Location
Brampton, ON, CAN

General interest

Nicknames
Mimi (Athlete, 22 Apr 2012)
Hobbies
Playing the violin. (Canadian Women's Sledge Hockey Facebook page, 08 Oct 2016)
Hero / Idol
Canadian wheelchair racer Chantal Petitclerc. (Athlete, 22 Apr 2012)
Other sports
She won a gold medal in handcycling at the 2011 Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Athlete, 22 Apr 2012)
Impairment
A car accident at age four resulted in paraplegia. (gofundme.com, 04 Oct 2016)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
She has also studied at the University of Montreal in Quebec, Canada. (Facebook profile, 13 Nov 2016)