Erik Young Bauer Performance Sports LTD. Business Ethics Paper Erik Young 11/21/2011 Bauer Performance Sports LTD. Bauer hockey was created by the Bauer family in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada in 1927. In 1933, they created the first skate that had the blade attached to the boot. This was very innovative because up until that point all skates had to be fastened to the boot of the person by straps. In 1969, Bauer came out with their state of the art Supreme 91 skate. These skates were all leather and were sharpened from head to toe on the blades.
Wayne Gretzky Wayne Douglas Gretzky former professional ice hockey player and former head coach was born on January 26th 1961. Nick named THE GREAT ONE he was called the best hockey player ever. Wayne Gretzky was born in Brantford Ontario and had a passion for skating and hockey ever since he was three. Wayne Gretzky owned his first pair of skates when he was three. He started to play ice hockey for a team when he was only six with 10 year olds and played at a level higher than his peers through his minor years of hockey.
Hayley Wickenheiser, with Don Cherry by her side, sharing her now famous quote post-game after defeating the United States, "The Americans had our flag on the floor in their dressing room, now I want to know if they want us to sign it", said Wickenheiser. I remember Ray Bourque, a veteran of 1612 NHL games, finally get to lift his first Stanley Cup after 22 long years of waiting. Who could forget the Crosby golden goal at the 2010 Olympics or even when Crosby led his Pittsburgh Penguins team to its first Stanley Cup in 17 years back in ’09. This is why Hockey Night In Canada was so special. CBC had put out such a special brand since 1952, broadcasted into millions of homes, bringing families together and inspiring young hockey players across Canada.
D. Thesis Statement: After this demonstration you will have the confidence to try snowboarding at least once! E. Establish Credibility: I have been snowboarding for the last six years and have gone to several mountains around the western coast. F. Preview Main Points: There are three things I am going to talk about today, Gear, how to fall correctly and three basic snowboarding maneuvers. Transition Sentence: One of the most important aspects of snowboarding is your gear; after all you want to have fun when you go! II.
Vanessa Correa p.6 ms.GG homework Sled hockey is a sport that is played by many athletes with disabilities all over the world. The USA Hockey, the sport started in Sweden when a few hockey players wanted to continue playing the sport with a physical disability. As the sport grew in popularity, more teams start growing. Sled hockey is played by similar rules to ice hockey, and all of the same objects. For sled hockey, players sit in a sled designed with two long blades along the bottom and use two sticks to hit the puck and to propel themselves across the ice.
Sydney Crosby Sydney Crosby was born in 1987 in Canada, he is captain of the professional ice hockey team the Pittsburgh penguins. Swiftly shot his way into the record books and reached icon status at a remarkably young age. How it all started When Crosby was young he used to go down into his basement and shot pucks into his drier at the age of two then by the age of three he had already learnt to skate. Why is he famous? Sydney Crosby is probably most famous for the records he has set e.g.
From a very young age, Bobby Orr started skating and quickly demonstrated a passion for hockey. He would spend several hours a day on the Seguin River, in Parry Sound, practicing his skating and would then devote an extra hour practicing shooting
He explains that because he is a fast skater, he plays as a left wing with a center and right wing to primarily score goals for their team. He then goes on to explain how he started out playing hockey for his brother’s team when he was five in Waltham, Massachusetts. Shawn also talks about how his career took off in 1992 when he played in the winter Olympics, and was signed to the Pittsburgh Penguins after being on their draft team since his junior year in high school in 1987. After playing the last half of the season with the Penguins, he went on to take them to win the Stanley Cup that year, which is every hockey player’s dream. Although he has been traded to different teams and finally landed with the Ottawa Senators, he does not think of hockey as a “job”.
The very same team he played on for 10 years until injuries forced him into retirement. He helped the Bruins achieve some of the greatness they had during the 1970s when another great Canadian hockey player Bobby Orr was playing for the team. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2005. Like Orr; Cam Neely has had his jersey # retired. In June 2011, Cam Neely came full circle when his Boston Bruins beat the Vancouver Canucks in game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals.
She started playing with the boys and ended playing with the boys when she was fifteen years old. Throughout her entire career as a hockey player she has played on eight different teams. Being from Sweden has given her many opportunities in her athletics. When she was sixteen years old she was invited to a summer camp for Team Sweden for ice hockey. The camp only invites the top thirty elite athletes from Sweden to attend the camp.