Winter Paralympics: 'Don't go easy on me because I'm a woman'

Winter Paralympics: 'Don't go easy on me because I'm a woman'
 

Para ice hockey is a fast-paced, action-fuelled game which packs out the stadium at the Winter Paralympics. But imagine being the only woman on the ice.
Lena Schroeder was a self-conscious 15-year-old when she first discovered para ice hockey. She had just signed up to a newly formed team when, coincidentally, a friend sent her a text to tell her about it.
"I had no experience with hockey whatsoever," she says. "Neither standing up hockey nor sitting hockey, so I just decided I would try it. I instantly loved it."
Schroeder, now 25, was born with spina bifida, a... read more

 
18 March 2018 in Sport, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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