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Billy Bridges - Paralympian

Posted by Tim Hamming

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This weekend, Summerside's Billy Bridges took home bronze with the rest of his sledge hockey team... And he says he's proud of his hometown's support.

As we've reported, PEI's Billy Bridges was part of the sledge hockey team that won bronze in the paraolympics. The team beat Norway three nothing to clinch the medal. Mitch Cormier chatted with Billy before the medal ceremony.

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Journalist and Athlete at the 2014 Paralympics

Posted by Bill van Asperen

IslandMorning2013.jpgA young Island man, who's dreamed of being a sportscaster, gets his first big break. Ryan McKenna will help cover sledge hockey at next year's Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. Also, Summerside's Billy Bridges plays for team Canada. The Paralympic Games are March 7th to 16h in Sochi.

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