One More Shot At Gold For Team USA In Hockey

Think Team USA’s dreams of gold in hockey are over? Think again. The seventeen players of the U.S. Paralympic sled hockey team are heading to Sochi for their chance at gold. And if they succeed, it’ll be their second consecutive gold medal. Meet the guys and follow their journey to the Paralympics in ICE WARRIORS: USA SLED HOCKEY, premiering on PBS Monday, Feb. 24 at 10/9C (check local listings).

1. The seventeen men of the U.S. Paralympic sled hockey team are headed to Sochi for a chance at a second consecutive gold medal.

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Josh Pauls (#27) races to the goal in a game against Canada.

2. Sled hockey’s been called “murderball on blades,” and these guys aren’t afraid to take a hit.

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Paul Schaus (#28) collides with a Russian opponent during a tournament game in 2013.

3. They’re strong…

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Josh Sweeney (#13) does push-ups in the locker room.

4. …and they are determined to bring home gold for the U.S.

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The players lined up after a game during the playing of the U.S. national anthem.

5. And so we ask you: Are you ready?

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Watch the full story in ICE WARRIORS: USA Sled Hockey, premiering on PBS February 24 at 10/9C (check local listings) and online at beginning February 25.

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