Bridges at the 2015 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships in Buffalo, New York
22 May 1984|
Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
Billy Bridges (born 22 March 1984) is a Canadian ice sledge hockey and wheelchair basketball player. Born in Summerside, he has spina bifida. On July 1, 2011, Bridges married former Olympic women's ice hockey player Sami Jo Small.
He began playing ice sledge hockey in 1997, aged 12, for the Kitchener Sidewinders. Aged 14, he was selected for Canada's national team, the youngest player ever to be picked. He has World Championship golds from 2000, 2008, 2013 and 2017 and Paralympic gold from 2006, where he was picked for the All-Star Team.
As well as ice sledge hockey, he has a career as a wheelchair basketball player, including seven Canadian titles with Team Ontario. In 2001, he also competed at the Junior World Championships, and in 2005 was selected as the team's most valuable player (MVP).
- 2010 Winter Paralympics
- 4th place in ice sledge hockey
- 2009 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships
- 2008 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships
- 2006 Winter Paralympics
- Gold in ice sledge hockey
- 2004 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships
- 4th place
- 2002 Winter Paralympics
- 4th place
- 2000 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships
- Gold (2-1 against Norway)
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- "Team Canada wins gold in sledge hockey, wheelchair curling". Toronto Star. March 19, 2006. Sports section, p. 8.