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Czech

Michal Vápenka (CZE)

para ice hockey player, goalkeeper of the Czech national team

 

At the age of 21, he lost his left leg after a car accident. Already at the hospital, he began to consider playing volleyball for the handicapped. And the handicap is just a small word for this big man. Michal Vápenka aka Vápno represented the Czech Republic at the Paralympics in Atlanta in volleyball only two years later.

  There is not a sports discipline he would not do. He even played regular floorball for several years. Thanks to this sport he worked his way to para hockey. And he wore the goalkeeper More…