A Sad Goodbye

20. February 2017

It is with a very heavy heart that the European women’s sledge hockey team says goodbye to one of their members, Eline van der Gaag. After a long fight, Eline passed away peacefully at home on Sunday morning. Irtje van der Linden was one of her closest friends on the team. “Eline was a beautiful, sweet loving person. She was married to Fred, the love of her life, and blessed…

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Sledge hockey players at Malmö Open

Solvei and Maren N in Malmö: Photo courtesy of Nacka HI Kälkhockey
17. February 2017

Every February, hundreds of athletes travel to Malmö in Sweden for the Malmö Open, a multi-sport tournament for club level teams. The sledge hockey is one of the most popular events, and this year the European Women’s Sledge Hockey team were well represented. Five of our players were there as part of their club teams, with coach Tor Rivera participating as both a player and a coach. Lena Schrøder was…

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National Team Appearances

Two European Women’s Sledge Hockey players will represent their national teams in the next few weeks as they take to the ice in international tournaments. First up is Lena Schøder who will be part of the Norwegian team during a friendly tournament this weekend (18-20 November).  Returning to Skien Fritidspark, where the European team took on USA and Canada last month, she is one of several members of the Oslo…

16. November 2016
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Welcome

The European Women’s Ice Sledge Hockey Team is a unique team in the history of ice sledge hockey and is the first ever European team exclusively for women. We are a very fresh and young team established in 2011 and our goal is to promote and develop sledge hockey for women from all over Europe. Our long-term target is to create and establish ice sledge hockey for women as a…

29. October 2016
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Women’s World Ice Sledge Hockey Festival

With a smaller team than expected, we headed out to Skien for a four day tournament against USA and Canada women’s teams.  It’s been a while since we’ve played against them, and we weren’t sure how we would match up, especially as we had a few people missing from the team. It was always going to be a tough series of games, with some of our players barely getting off…

28. October 2016
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