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NEW SPORT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

After the result of the elections in the Sport Congress that followed the IPCH World Championship 2018, the new elected SEC, as announced, has been looking to recruit some more people to fulfill some of the vacant position left. We are really proud to announce that Kenny Verbraekel accepted to join the Sport Executive Committee as Secretary Offic... More

INTERVIEW | AN VANHEUSDEN

I got to know Powerchair Hockey in the first week after I switched from a regular school to a specialized school. I met the person that would become my coach for many years, Hugo Verdict. Until the age of 16 I didn’t know anything about sports for people in electric wheelchairs.  What I like so much about this sport is that even if you need an ... More

CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM REFINED

As presented in the Sport Congress 2018 thanks to a certain number of evidence-based researches and studies the IPCH Classification Committee has succeeded in proving the need of creating and using “half point classes” to better describe the functionality of each player and ensure a more fair and precise overall classification for Powerchair Hockey. ... More

NEW SPORT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

At the Sport Congress this passed monday, the new IWAS Sport Executive Committee put together after the nominees was voted in. Current chairman Fabio Rodo (Italy) and Miro Reijonen (Finland) was candidates for the position as the chairman. Fabio Rodo was re-elected as chairman of the Sport Executive Committee. Anna Rossi (Italy) was running unopposed ... More

ITALY WORLD CHAMPIONS 2018

After a very close final between Denmark and the home team of Italy. We would like to congratulate Italy with the 2018 IPCH World Championship! It has been a tournament #asneverbefore in many ways. We have experienced surprising match results, extraordinary performances by athletes, loud supporters and a event as we have never seen it before. After a ... More

INTERVIEW | ANDERS BERENTH

In 2004, me and some other guys played hockey in a wheelchair for fun while practicing for another type of wheelchair hockey, called el-hockey (this sport is only played with T-sticks). We learned that Powerchair Hockey was a sport and we had a team in Copenhagen and a national team. We tried it out and found out that it was really fun, so me and some of ... More

INTERVIEW | MEGHAN HINES

When I was 9 I was at a doctor’s appointment at Bloorview Kids Rehab in Toronto (one of the Toronto rehab centres) when a boy and his mother approached me and asked if I had ever tried playing PowerHockey. They invited me to one of their games the following weekend. As soon as I tried playing I fell in love with the sport and have been playing ever ... More

INTERVIEW | KIERAN WATTS

I discovered Powerchair Hockey in 2010. I had been playing other sports previously, but I had friends that played Powerchair Hockey. They were preparing for the World Championships of 2010. That’s when I knew that I wanted to represent my country one day. It’s my biggest goal and come September 27th I will have achieved this. Winning an international ... More

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP LIVESTREAM

8 Nations, 78 players, 20 exciting matches! Be sure not to miss out on any of the IPCH World Championship 2018 matches! You can watch all matches live on the official IPCH YouTube Channel. Subscribe to make sure you don't miss any of the matches: YouTube.com/Powerchairhockey More

UPDATED CLASSIFICATION MANUAL

We have updated the classification manual. The updated classification manual will be valid after the 2018 Sport Congress and can be found in the Sport Congress download section: Powerchairhockey.org/sportcongress2018   You can still find the old Classification Manual which will be the current valid edition for the upcoming World Champions... More