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Sled hockey

By Clip Syndicate
Kyle Boulier reports

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Kyle Boulier reports
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12452/6837043?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:36:26 +0000 Sled hockey Kyle Boulier reports http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12452/6837043?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WHAG we told you about michael barnhart before -- he's a man with challenges - that he must face on a daily basis - and was one of the men that brought sled hockey to the hagerstown area. whag paid him a visit -- to see his progress after a couple of months on the ice. << michael barnhart "things are challenging, but i just try to...just push forward and look positively on everything. i do a lot of laughing and joking around. just gotta move on and keep living life, and you know, thank god every day that i have what i have." michael barnhart "a lot of people call it disability or disabilities, i call it a challenge. we all have our own challenges, but some have more challenges than others." michael barnhart "sled hockey is basically, exactly actually, the same as stand-up hockey, except you're on a sled. you have two sticks that have picks on them, and you're basically propelling yourself with the sticks and on the other end is what you hit the puck with. it's a little different, you're against the boards a lot, there's no plexy glass it's all boards." michael barnhart "i know the challenged ones that have tried this out have basically not stopped and they're like me, the first time you try it, you're stuck. i don't like to use the word, but i would say it's kind of like an addiction. once you get on you wanna keep doing it and try to keep doing better. the families, they love seeing them being able to get out and do something and get away from the struggles of life and then again have fun. they're like on their feet all the time just from watching practices, and they're just right up [against] the glass watching, and they're just happy to see their family member or members out there. so it's a great time." michael barnhart "all i can say is anybody that has challenges and thinks that they can't do anything, all i can say is, never give up." >> morgan: barnhart says the team is open to anyone who wants to try, no matter how old, or what their challenge is. he will also be a guest on whag's sunday newsmaker, to catch more of





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