Springwater Sports Heritage

Founding Benefactor: The McGuire Trust

Adam Dixon


Active Elite Details:

Category: Athlete
Sport(s): Ice Sledge Hockey
Position/Title: Defence
Sports Association(s):
          ♦ Canadian National Sledge Hockey Team
          ♦ Paralympic Sledge Hockey
Date/Place of Birth: August 13, 1989 / Midland, Ontario, Canada
Currently Residing: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Springwater Connection: Family resides in Elmvale and played for Elmvale Bears
         Sledge Hockey Team
Social Media: twitter@11Dixons

Highlights:

2017- Voted April's "Americas Athlete of the Month"
2017- Gold IPC World Para Ice Hockey Championship, Gangneung KOR
2017- Reached 200 points, IPC World Para Ice Hockey Championship, Gangneung KOR
2016- Silver World Sledge Hockey Challenge, Charlottetown P.E.I.
2015- Bronze World Sledge Hockey Challenge, Leduc  Alta.
2014- Inducted into the Midland Sports Hall of Fame
2014- Bronze Paralympic Winter Games, Sochi, Russia
2013- Gold World Sledge Hockey Challenge, Toronto, Ont
2013- Gold World Championship, Goyang, KOR
2012- Silver World Sledge Hockey Challenge, Calgary, Alta.
2012- Bronze World Championship, Hamar, NOR
2011- Gold Nov. World Sledge Hockey Challenge, Calgary, Alta.
2011- Gold Apr. World Sledge Hockey Challenge, London, Ont.
2010- 4thParalympic Winter Games, Vancouver B.C.
2009- Silver World Sledge Hockey Challenge, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
2009- Bronze World Championship, Ostrava, CZE
2009- Gold Hockey Canada Cup, Vancouver,  B.C
2008-Gold World Championship,  Marlborough, MA, USA
2008- Gold World Sledge Hockey Challenge, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
2007- Gold World Sledge Hockey Challenge, Kelowna, B.C.
2007- Joined the National Team
2007- Invited to try out for the national team
2000- Commenced playing Sledge Hockey with Elmvale Bears
1999- Right tibia replaced with a donor bone, a metal plate and multiple screws
1999- Diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma; a rare cancer

Narrative: 

(from Canadian Paralympic Committee Website)
Adam was Canada’s top scorer at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games with four goals and three assists for seven points.  ...more narrative

Media:

         ♦ Photo Gallery
         ♦ April 2017 Americas'Athlete of the Month
         ♦ Adam has 9 points and eclipses 200 point mark Apr 14 2017
         ♦ World sledge hockey: Adam Dixon carries Canada to SO win over U.S. Jan 2016.

Interesting Facts:

  • During high school Adam had the unique experience of visiting Igloolik, Nunavat during a student exchange programme

Links:

         ♦ Elmvale Bears Sledge Hockey   
         ♦ Hockey Canada Paralympic Ice Hockey
         ♦ Hockey Canada Paralympic Ice Hockey Team 2016-17 
         ♦ Canadian Paralympic Committee
         ♦ International Paralympic Ice Hockey
         ♦ International Paralympic Website
         ♦ Midland Sports Hall of Fame

 

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