Age no barrier for Japan's grandpa goaltender
Fukushima, who is competing in his fourth Paralympics in Pyeongchang, shrugs off the suggestion that his age is an impediment to playing at the highest level. (Photo: AFP/Jung Yeon-je)
PYEONGCHANG: At 61, Shinobu Fukushima is the oldest ice hockey player at the Winter Paralympics - but the Japanese goaltender laughs off the suggestion that he might retire any time soon.
Para-ice hockey sees players with leg impairments strapped into double-bladed sledges, and they then use two short sticks to zip around the rink and shoot.……
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