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Tim Jones

Para Ice Hockey


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Camden, NJ, USA
Higher education
Trade - Carpenter - Camden County Vocational Technical School: United States

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 12 at the Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ, United States.
Why this sport?
He became interested in the sport because his brother's figure skating practice was at the home rink of the South Jersey Wings of Steel sledge hockey club.
Name of coach
Jeff Sauer [national]
Coach from which country?
United States
Coach from what year?
Preferred position / style / stance / technique

General interest

Supporting the Philadelphia Flyers ice hockey team. (, 2011)
Most influential person in career
Coach Tom Brake and United States ice sledge hockey player Lonnie Hannah. (, 16 Mar 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He prays to his late grandmother in moments of indecision. (, 16 Mar 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If it takes me a little longer than everybody else, I just do it that way." (, 05 Mar 2006)

“Without hockey, I wouldn’t be the person I am today." (, 16 Mar 2010)
He was born with spina bifida and requires braces to help him walk. (, 05 Mar 2006)


Unit Date Rank
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group B 1
Men's Tournament Bronze Medal Match 102
Men's Tournament Semifinal 201
Men's Tournament Group B 5
Men's Tournament Group B 4
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Semifinal 202
Mixed Group A 5
Mixed Group A 3
Mixed Group A 1
Mixed Gold Medal Match 101