Kevin Rempel

Kevin Rempel (born September 15, 1982) is a Canadian sledge hockey player.

Kevin Rempel
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Rempel in 2015
Personal information
Born (1982-09-15) September 15, 1982 (age 37)
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Years active2008–present
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight199 lb (90 kg)
Sport
Country Canada
SportIce sledge hockey
PositionForward

Rempel was born in St. Catharines, Ontario and lists his hometown as Vineland, Ontario. He became an incomplete paraplegic in July 2006 after a dirt bike jumping accident. He began playing sledge hockey in 2008 with the Niagara Thunderblades.[1] He won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships in Goyang, Korea, and a bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kevin Rempel". paralympic.ca. Archived from the original on 2015-01-31. Retrieved 2015-01-31.
  2. ^ "Sledge hockey player Kevin Rempel overcomes family tragedy through positive thinking, perseverance - 2014 Winter Games". 2014 Winter Games. 9 March 2014. Archived from the original on 27 April 2015.

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