SU professor during the week and medal-winning paratriathlete on weekends, Ulf Oesterle is training through the pandemic in hopes of reaching the international Paralympics.
Dave Cloutier has never been one to wallow in pity. Years ago, Cloutier decided to stop and help a broken down car on the side of the road. While assisting the driver, another vehicle crashed into them, pinning Cloutier between the two cars.
Even though he could not walk, Ryan didn’t let that stop him from going out into the world and trying to conquer it.
Ryan isn’t like all the other kids on the ice rink. Ryan’s been an amputee since he was a baby after having his lower left leg removed due to cancer.
Diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a baby, Jess uses a wheelchair to get around. Her condition affects her muscles and spinal cord, causing pain in her back area and having her muscles continually moving on their own.
He fell in love with sled hockey nine years ago when his mom first took him to the ice rink.
Born with the spinal condition spina bifida, Myles Favata, has never had full control of his legs.
Contrary to the belief that sled hockey is for only people who cannot move with a full range of mobility, the sport can prove challenging for anyone at any level.
The 2020 NFL Draft saw two former SU players get drafted, with DE Alton Robinson taken in the fifth round and P Sterling Hofrichter taken in the seventh round.