Sledhead: Canada’s Sledge Hockey Team

Saturday, October 4

For Olympic athletes, sport is life, and for the 18 men who represent Canada on the world stage in sledge hockey, being a physically disabled athlete is no different. In their version of the full-contact sport, the players battle their opponents with bone-breaking intensity, gliding along the ice in titanium sleds, striving to score points with passionate fervor. On the heels of the closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games last week – and with the torch being passed to Vancouver in 2010 – comes the new CTV Original Documentary, Sledhead: Canada’s Sledge Hockey Team.

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