INTERESTING TO SEE IF THEY CAN
DO IT. DO IT.
THANKS, DOC. THANKS, DOC.
>>Jason: FOR A LOT OF NEWS>>Jason: FOR A LOT OF NEWS
METRO DETROIT, IT’S A RITE OF METRO DETROIT, IT’S A RITE OF
PASSAGE, GRABBING A STICK AND PASSAGE, GRABBING A STICK AND
HITTING THE ICE. HITTING THE ICE.
THERE’S A SPECIAL PROGRAM THERE’S A SPECIAL PROGRAM
DOWNRIVER IN TAYLOR THAT WANTS DOWNRIVER IN TAYLOR THAT WANTS
TO MAKE SURE EVERYBODY GETS A TO MAKE SURE EVERYBODY GETS A
CHANCE TO PLAY HOCKEY. CHANCE TO PLAY HOCKEY.
OUR EVROD CASSIMY SHOWS YOU HOW OUR EVROD CASSIMY SHOWS YOU HOW
YOU CAN HELP THEM OUT. YOU CAN HELP THEM OUT.
>>Evrod: IT MIGHT BE HOT>>Evrod: IT MIGHT BE HOT
OUTSIDE BUT IT’S FREEZING COLD OUTSIDE BUT IT’S FREEZING COLD
INSIDE OF THIS ICE RINK WHERE INSIDE OF THIS ICE RINK WHERE
KIDS WITH DISABILITIES ARE KIDS WITH DISABILITIES ARE
GETTING A CHANCE TO PLAY HOCKEY, GETTING A CHANCE TO PLAY HOCKEY,
BUT IT’S A SPECIAL TYPE OF BUT IT’S A SPECIAL TYPE OF
HOCKEY DESIGNED JUST FOR THEM. HOCKEY DESIGNED JUST FOR THEM.
7-YEAR-OLD SKYLER IS EXCITED TO 7-YEAR-OLD SKYLER IS EXCITED TO
BE OUT ON THE ICE TO PLAY BE OUT ON THE ICE TO PLAY
HOCKEY. HOCKEY.
>>I LIKE WHERE WE GET TO PLAY A>>I LIKE WHERE WE GET TO PLAY A
GAME ALMOST AT THE END. GAME ALMOST AT THE END.
>>Evrod: BUT NOT JUST ANY>>Evrod: BUT NOT JUST ANY
HOCKEY. HOCKEY.
SHE AND OTHERS ARE PLAYING SLED SHE AND OTHERS ARE PLAYING SLED
HOCKEY. HOCKEY.
>>IT’S ADAPTIVE HOCKEY.>>IT’S ADAPTIVE HOCKEY.
SO BASICALLY IF THERE’S A REASON SO BASICALLY IF THERE’S A REASON
TO PREVENT THEM FROM PLAYING TO PREVENT THEM FROM PLAYING
STAND-UP HOCKEY, THIS IS AN STAND-UP HOCKEY, THIS IS AN
OPTION. OPTION.
>>Evrod: IT’S A TEAM OF>>Evrod: IT’S A TEAM OF
CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES LIKE CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES LIKE
SPINA BIFIDA AND CEREBRAL PALSY SPINA BIFIDA AND CEREBRAL PALSY
AND THEY DON’T LET THEIR AND THEY DON’T LET THEIR
DISABILITIES SLOW THEM DOWN. DISABILITIES SLOW THEM DOWN.
>>I RUN THEM THROUGH DRILLS AND>>I RUN THEM THROUGH DRILLS AND
DO DIFFERENT THINGS TO BUILD ON DO DIFFERENT THINGS TO BUILD ON
THEIR STRENGTHS, LESSEN THEIR THEIR STRENGTHS, LESSEN THEIR
WEAKNESSES. WEAKNESSES.
>>Evrod: THE COACH PLAYED>>Evrod: THE COACH PLAYED
HOCKEY HIMSELF AND ENJOYS HOCKEY HIMSELF AND ENJOYS
COACHING THIS SPECIAL GROUP OF COACHING THIS SPECIAL GROUP OF
KIDS AND FOR GOOD REASON. KIDS AND FOR GOOD REASON.
SKYLER IS HIS DAUGHTER AND SHE SKYLER IS HIS DAUGHTER AND SHE
ENJOYS THE HAPPINESS IT BRINGS ENJOYS THE HAPPINESS IT BRINGS
HER. HER.
>>AS SOON AS SHE STARTED GOING,>>AS SOON AS SHE STARTED GOING,
THE SMILE OVER HER FACE, I SHED THE SMILE OVER HER FACE, I SHED
A TEAR. A TEAR.
>>Evrod: IT COSTS ABOUT $900>>Evrod: IT COSTS ABOUT $900
PER SLED PLUS EQUIPMENT. PER SLED PLUS EQUIPMENT.
>>OUR GOAL IS TO HAVE ENOUGH>>OUR GOAL IS TO HAVE ENOUGH
SLEDS FOR ANY NEW COMING KIDS. SLEDS FOR ANY NEW COMING KIDS.
>>SHE ALWAYS HAS TO KEEP HER>>SHE ALWAYS HAS TO KEEP HER
CHIN UP. CHIN UP.
>>Evrod: AND IF YOU WANT TO GET>>Evrod: AND IF YOU WANT TO GET
MORE INFORMATION ON SLED HOCKEY MORE INFORMATION ON SLED HOCKEY
OR EVEN DONATE USED HOCKEY OR EVEN DONATE USED HOCKEY
EQUIPMENT OR MONEY, WE HAVE A EQUIPMENT OR MONEY, WE HAVE A
LINK TO THEIR WEBSITE ON OURS. LINK TO THEIR WEBSITE ON OURS.
GO TO CLICKONDETROIT.COM.

Sled hockey program in Taylor needs help
Tagged on:         

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *