Sled hockey gives everyone a chance to play hockey

Sled hockey gives everyone a chance to play hockey


It may not seem like it but winter isn’t too far away and with winter . comes winter sports. Today at the Green Island Ice Arena . people with disabilities were introduced to the sport of sled hockey. The addaptive sport allows those with physical diifculties the ability enjoy the game of hockey. The U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey team was actually formed in La Crosse during the 19-80’s. Today . those interested in joining the sport were allowed to try it for free. Orginizers say the program is important to the community. We include everybody within our community. And even those people who are phyisically challenged, they too are important and they too should have a program that lets them play hockey or a sport of some sort. If you missed today’s event and would still like to join the team . there will be an informational meeting at Green Island on October 6-th at 6 p-m. There are two teams . one for kids as young as 6-year-old and one for adults

Antonio Breitenberg

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