Para Ice Hockey is the Paralympic sport version of ice hockey. Para ice hockey (formerly sledge hockey) was added to the Paralympic Winter Games in 1994. It is fast-paced, highly physical and played by male and female athletes with a physical impairment in the lower part of the body. (Paralympic Sports). Bladetech Hockey is excited to partner with the Ontario Sledge Hockey Association (OSHA) by providing custom blades for Sledge Team Ontario.
Quote from OSHA: "Sledge Team Ontario is very excited to announce a new partnership for the 2023/24 season with Bladetech Hockey! This partnership is sure to take our athletes to the next level that is sure to bring home gold at the Canadian Para Ice Hockey Championships in May 2024 here in Ontario. We are glad to see firms like Bladetech Hockey getting at the provincial level to help develop future Canadian Paralympians." - Darren Cunliffe, President of OSHA
Quote from Bladetech: “Bladetech Hockey is thrilled to support the Ontario Sledge Hockey Association with custom Bladetech sledge blades. Bladetech Hockey is a performance brand synonymous with world-class athletes. We’re excited to support these athletes’ journeys as they compete across the country and hopefully represent our country at the national level.” - Anthony Morra, CEO of Bladetech
About Ontario Sledge Hockey Association
The Ontario Sledge Hockey Association (OSHA) is the governing body for sledge hockey in Ontario, representing over 20 clubs and 400 plus players located across most of Ontario. It is a registered non-profit organization, an associate member of the Ontario Hockey Federation, and a member of Hockey Canada. For more information: https://www.ontariosledge.com/
About Bladetech Hockey
Based in Toronto, Canada, Bladetech Hockey provides high-tech hockey performance equipment. They are best known for their patented Flex Force skate blades that are scientifically proven to provide skaters a speed boost. Recently Bladetech Hockey has added a pro-level hockey stick to their repertoire, which elevates them into an elite hockey performance brand. Get Bladetech here: https://bladetechhockey.com/collections/all