Corbin Watson

Corbin Watson (born January 6, 1987) is a Canadian Paralympic ice sledge hockey goalkeeper whose team won 3–0 against Norway and received bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Paralympics.[1] Previously, he participated at the 2013 IPC World Sledge Hockey Championships where he and his team won gold medals. An amputee, he lost his lower right leg following a car crash in 2006. Following the accident he joined Canadian sledge hockey team called Windsor Ice Bullets 2 years later in Windsor, Ontario where he was inspired by Ray Grassi, his teammate. In 2009 he won a gold medal at the Défi sportif tournament.[2]

Corbin Watson
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Watson in 2015
Personal information
Nationality Canada
Born (1987-01-06) January 6, 1987 (age 33)
Kingsville, Ontario, Canada

Personal lifeEdit

He is a son of Alex and Joan Watson, and has a brother and a sister. In June 2013 he was awarded with the key to Kingsville for his performance at the 2013 IPC World Sledge Hockey Championship.[3] He is inspired by Canadian hockey players such as Martin Brodeur and Miikka Kiprusoff.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://stats.hockeycanada.ca/roster/show/1555003?subseason=202711&_ga=1.240199296.2069926783.1422561921
  2. ^ "Watson, Corbin". CBC Sports. CBC.ca. March 6, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  3. ^ "Kingsville to Honour Meghan Agosta and Corbin Watson". April 7, 2014. Archived from the original on December 11, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  4. ^ "Corbin Watson". CPC. Archived from the original on March 29, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014.

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