Sport In Profile UK Issue 16 - Page 26

Sheffield Steelkings FOLLOW US ONLINE Sheffield Steelkings Para Ice Hockey Club S heffield Steelkings Para Ice Hockey Club does a fantastic job of offering people a chance to take part in the sport in a safe and enjoyable environment. Sport in Profile Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Jake Oakley to find out more. He told us, “We’ve just had our third season and I’ve been with the club since they were founded. I enjoy having the opportunity to give back to be honest; it is nice to be able to help run a team where disability doesn’t stand in the way of playing the sport of ice hockey.” 26 Issue 16 “We’ve just had our most successful season having finished third in the league. Unfortunately, we’ve lost one player that emigrated and have suffered a couple of injury setbacks as well which is a bit of a shame. Overall though we’re pleased with how the year has gone and are already turning our attention towards preparing for 2018. “We’re always on the lookout for new players – it is what we do as a club. We’re effectively a minority sport within a minority sport so we have to work hard to attract new faces. There’s