is a part of the Sarnia Ice Hawks sledge hockey team,
and has won medals in tournaments hosted in London and
Montreal, while also competing in New Jersey and Boston.
Laura is a Achondroplasiatic dwarf, and has been
competing in sports since the age of two years old, and
played hockey in the Forest Minor hockey program, but
due to her size, she was not able to continue playing.
She made the jump to sledge hockey as well as playing
rover in baseball in the Sarnia Challenger baseball
league, a sport she has played and enjoyed for the past
Being a ‘little person’ has been dedicated to her sports
and strived to have fun even in a tough situation.
Currently she and the women’s sledge hockey program are
working towards getting sledge hockey into the
Paralympics. It requires that four countries
participate, and currently only Canada and the USA do.
Though she has obstacles, Laura has proved that
determination can dedication to any sport can result in