Fighting for Gold

Fighting for Gold

Book - 2009
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Recounts the experiences of the Canadian Men's Sledge Hockey team, for athletes with disabilities in the lower body, at the Paralympics in Turin, Italy, in 2006, where they were the underdogs in the tournament.

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Canada is internationally recognized as a leader in men's and women's hockey, but in 2006 Canada had yet to conquer the world of sledge hockey, the Paralympic version of ice hockey played by athletes with a physical disability in the lower part of the body. The Canadian Men's Sledge Hockey team came into the 2006 games as the underdogs. Yet, through determination, guts and guile, they overcame all obstacles to win gold.

Lorna Schultz Nicholson is a former sports journalist and the award-winning author of numerous titles for children and young readers.





The story of Canada's first Paralympic gold medal in sledge hockey.

Publisher: Toronto : J. Lorimer, c2009
ISBN: 9781552770313
Branch Call Number: J 796.96208 SCH
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill., ports. ; 18 cm


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