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Home from Sochi: Taylor Chace

Mar 25, 2014

Published: Seacoast Online, March 24, 2014 HAMPTON — Tuesday was a homecoming of sorts for Taylor Chace, who recently returned from Russia 686 grams heavier thanks to the newest addition to his already-crowded trophy case. Chace helped lead the U.S. Paralympic sled hockey team to its second straight Paralympic gold medal at the Sochi Games earlier this month. The feat was unprecedented in sled hockey history, which Chace said made […]

Second-graders take part in ‘Similarity Awareness Program’

Mar 24, 2014

Published: Fosters.com, March 25, 2014 DOVER — The halls of Garrison Elementary School on Monday filled with shrieks and squeals coming from the school’s gymnasium. That might be typical with a physical education class in progress, but this was no typical gym class causing the racket. The noise was coming from nearly two dozen second-graders dashing around the gym in wheelchairs, flinging and dodging colored balls. All of the participants […]

N.H. Chronicle: NEP Sled Hockey

Mar 24, 2014

Air Date: March 17, 2014, WMUR’s N.H. Chronicle New Hampshire Chronicle followed Northeast Passage’s sled hockey program at a recent tournament in Exeter, NH. View the full episode>>  

Veterans gather for adaptive sports at Pineland Farms

Mar 3, 2014

Published: Lewiston-Auburn Sun Journal, March 1, 2014. NEW GLOUCESTER — Brandon Hammonds flew in from Charlotte, N.C., just so he could strap on cross-country skis and try his hand at biathlon. He liked the experience so much that he’s talking about coming back next year. Hammonds, a Marine who was wounded during combat duty in Iraq, was one of 13 veterans and two staff members participating at the Team Semper […]

Huffington Post: Sled Hockey gave me reason to recover

Mar 3, 2014

Published: Huffington Post, March 1, 2014 This past Friday, Feb. 28, I flew to Sochi, Russia, to represent the United States at the Paralympic Games. This will be the third time I get to wear the USA jersey as a member of the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team and it’s such an honor to me. In 2006 we won the bronze medal in Torino, Italy, and four years ago we […]