Veronique Major

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Quebec, QC, CAN
Occupation
Administrator
Languages
English, French, Spanish
Higher education
Administration Studies - O'Sullivan College: Montreal, QC, CAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began playing para-ice hockey in Quebec City, QC, Canada.
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
Vero (Canadian Women's Sledge Hockey Facebook page, 02 Oct 2016)
Hobbies
Swimming, handcycling, playing piano. (LinkedIn profile, 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Becoming a member of the Canadian national team. (womenshockeylife.com, 25 Apr 2016)
Most influential person in career
Canadian para-ice hockey player Ashley Goure. (womenshockeylife.com, 25 Apr 2016)
Other sports
She has competed in swimming at provincial level in Canada. (Canadian Women's Sledge Hockey Facebook page, 02 Oct 2016)
Impairment
Both of her legs were amputated below the knee following a train accident in 2010. (lapresse.ca, 29 Jun 2011)