What is Electric Hockey?

Electric Hockey
Source: http://hockeysportinternational.com/

Electric Hockey is a sport similar to Powerhockey except the sport uses their own specialized chairs called the Hockey Sport Chair instead of a regular power wheelchair. These chairs are lower to the floor, and athletes requires upper body strength and good balance to play the sport. Electric Hockey also differs that the game is played three on three with one or two substitutes on the bench per team, and two 15 minute halves are played. The sport is played by Scandinavian club teams from Sweden, Denmark, and Norway.

Canada and Denmark will be hosting a special event called the Denmark Canada Electric Hockey Practice and Demonstration (Invite Only) for three days this week in Toronto. It will be held at Variety Village on Tuesday September 16 and Wednesday September 17 from 4 to 6 PM. On the final day it will be held at Evergreen Brick Works On Friday September 19 from 3 to 4:30 PM With special guests the Crown Prince Couple of Denmark. We will be there covering this special event!

Torrance Ho
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Power Hockey Athlete with TPWHL, Passionate Sports Writer, Huge supporter of the Paralympics and para sports, Accessibility Ambassador, Co-Founder of Equal Grounds.

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