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Birthday bio: Happy birthday Thomas Bertolosi!

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Thomas Bertolosi. Image credit: Rolling Thunder

Happy 25th birthday to Swiss powerchair hockey player Thomas Bertolosi!


Playing for Rolling Thunder Bern, number 44 Bertolosi plays as a T-Stick or Allrounder depending on the needs of the game.  While playing, he uses a Turbo Twist Sport II powerchair.

Bertolosi took up the sport in 2002, originally playing for the Lucerne Sharks.  In 2008, he left the Sharks and joined the Thunder. He’s played for the Thunder against other clubs in international competitions, including a tournament in 2013 in Hard, Austria where the Thunder came away victorious.  He’s also participated in several Swiss Cups.

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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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