Manage episode 281324494 series 2709109
Chris Cederstrand grew up in Saskatchewan and played major junior on the Red Deer Rebels and Swift Current Broncos.
Concussion problems prematurely ended his junior career and any hopes of ever playing pro.
So Chris ventured into firefighting, but at 25 while working construction he suffered a terrible accident which lead to his right leg being amputated.
Chris didn't let that keep him down, he rehabed all the way to playing on the Canadian National sledge hockey team at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, went back to firefighting and now runs the Cederstrand foundation supporting individuals with physical limitations to reintegrate sport and physical activity.
Chris Cederstrand is an inspiration