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PLAYER Xavier
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age32
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Occupation
Media Professional, Teacher
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2018.
Why this sport?
He saw an advert on Facebook looking for athletes to try Para ice hockey, and he remembered watching the sport at the 2002 Paralympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. "I thought it would be a disaster, a bit of a laugh and I'd be done with it. It turns out that I was able to get on the ice without falling over and I knew almost instantaneously that I had found a sport that made me feel different to all others."
Club / Team
Melbourne Sentinels: Australia
Name of coach
Gary Farmer [national], GBR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
General Interest
Hobbies
Sport, listening to podcasts, supporting the Boston Red Sox baseball team. (Twitter profile, 18 Jan 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being selected to compete at the 2018 World Championships Pool C in Vierumaki, Finland. (asportingdiscussion.com.au. 19 Jul 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (asportingdiscussion.com.au. 19 Jul 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.