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#MYLEGACY - #22 Anthony Ponta - South Florida Hockey Association

By Christian Gonzalez, 01/10/18, 7:45PM EST

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Is 8 years old too late to start playing hockey?

Anthony Ponta's #MYLEGACY Moment

As told by his father, Rick Ponta.

Anthony’s first time on skates was at 8 years old. He came to us and said he wanted to play travel hockey and we his parents thought he was nuts since many of these kids had started when they were 3-4 years old. 

In less than a year he made the Florida Jr Panthers single “A” travel team and was awarded the A on his jersey.

The following year he again made the single “A” Jr Panthers and was awarded the “C” on his jersey. During this second season he was recognized by South Florida Hockey Academy and then started to train with them.

Through Anthony’s dedication, hard work and love for the game he is currently playing his third season on the SFHA 05 “AAA” team with some of the best south Florida 05 players.

He loves traveling, playing in different places and competitive hockey.

Don't ever let someone tell you that you're too old to try something new. 

 

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