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CLARKSON Matt
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Great Britain   
GenderMen
Age37
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2006 in Hull, England.
Why this sport?
He was approached by British ice sledge hockey player Matt Lloyd to take up the sport. "I attended a training session in Hull after meeting Matt and have never been away, the sport gripped me instantly."
Club / Team
Kingston Kestrels : Hull, ENG
Name of coach
Ian Offers [national], GBR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence
General Interest
Awards and honours
He was named Athlete with an Impairment of the Year at the 2014 Hull Daily Mail Sporting Champions Awards in England. (hulldailymail.co.uk, 13 Nov 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (hulldailymail.co.uk, 13 Nov 2014)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. (justgiving.com, 24 Jul 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2011 Team