After the success of the Fire and Ice event, the Sheffield Steelkings Para Ice Hockey team will be holding another inter-squad exhibition game at IceSheffield. The first ever Winter Blast takes place on Friday 14th December; and Sheffield strong man Phil “Titanium” Roberts will be performing the ceremonial puck-drop.
Roberts, a former police officer, has been crowned England’s Strongest Man twice in recent years. He also owns Titanium Strength Gym and helps to develop future champions of the sport.
The Winter Blast will be completely free for spectators and will also include a raffle, a tombola, a selection of merchandise on sale and possibly some freebies for fans. The event begins at 17:45 with the teams taking to the ice around 18:00.
Fresh off winning the National Lottery Awards – Sports Category, members of the Sheffield Steelkings roster travelled down to London last week to officially receive the trophy from former World Heavyweight Champion David Haye at a star-studded red carpet event.
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It was announced on Wednesday that the Sheffield Steelkings Para Ice Hockey Club are the second winners of National Lottery Awards – Sports Category.
Paralympic athlete Jonnie Peacock was on hand at a training session to present the award, which will include a £5,000 grant, which the Steelkings won after a month long, nationwide vote which saw them receive press coverage in The Sun newspaper and on BBC Radio Sheffield.
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