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…