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2 2013

Hockey heals body and soul, prepares vets Roman and Lee for Paralympics

Posted by William Douglas As members of the U.S. Army, Rico Roman and Jen Lee are part of America’s first line of defense. As members of the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey team, Roman and Lee are the last line of defense. Roman is a rugged defensemen who took to sled hockey because it reminded him of the hard-hitting football he played in his youth in Portland, Ore. Lee decided to don goalie gear because it brought back memories of playing net while growing up in San Francisco. Neither man envisioned that they would become world-class athletes who’d be on the cusp of competing in the…

25 2013

Three Rampage Sled Players Selected to Paralympic Team — Help us raise funds to send their families and teammates to support in Sochi

USA Hockey announced today that forward USMC (Ret) Sgt. Josh Sweeney, defenseman USA (Ret) SSG Rico Roman and goaltender USA WCAP SSG Jen Yung Lee of the San Antonio Rampage Sled Hockey Team have been selected to represent Team USA at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia from March 7-16, 2014. Sweeney, Roman and Lee all served in the United States Armed Forces and recovered from injuries at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. They became involved in sled hockey through Operation Comfort, a nonprofit organization that works with wounded Service Members coming from Iraq and Afghanistan. - See…

16 2013

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