Delaney, Ben

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Name
Delaney, Ben Gender: M
Benjamin Thomas John Delaney
born on 23 August 1996 at 11:09 (= 11:09 AM )
Place Ottawa, Ontario (CAN), 45n25, 75w42
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 00°45' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 19°46 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 25°28'



Ben Delaney (2015)
photo: Connormah, license cc-by-sa-3.0

Biography

Canadian ice sledge hockey forward who won a bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. On 18 March 2018, Delaney added to his Paralympic medal collection with a silver medal at the Pyeongchang Paralympic Games.

At the age of twelve, Delaney was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, the same cancer that Canadian hero Terry Fox had. He had an above the knee amputation with the replacement of his knee with ankle bones. Formerly an active and successful multi-sport stand up athlete, he took up sledge hockey in 2010 with the Ottawa Sledgehammers.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth notice, The Ottawa Citizen (Ontario, Canada), 31 August 1996, page 70.

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Osteosarcoma)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Surgery (Above the knee amputation)
  • Vocation : Sports : Hockey (Ice sledge hockey forward)
  • Notable : Awards : Medals (Paralympic Silver medallist)
  • Notable : Awards : Medals (Paralympic Bronze medallist)
  • Notable : Awards : Olympics (Paralympic Silver medallist)
  • Notable : Awards : Olympics (Paralympic Bronze medallist)