The Olympics have passed, but the Paralympics are about to get started. The fourth graders have made a connection with one of the players on the United States Paralympic Sled Hockey team, Rico Roman, who once walked the same hallways they now walk. Rico and his teammates are training hard as they attempt to bring the U.S. another gold from Sochi. PBS recently made a documentary that followed the U.S. Sled Hockey team as they prepared for the 2014 Paralympic games in Sochi.
Here is a preview featuring our class’s favorite player, Rico:
Here is the full length film, Ice Warriors: USA Sled Hockey: