Kids and Sports: Ice Hockey with Snorre, 7,5 yrs old.

Do sports matter for young people? Yes, we like to think so! Research shows that, in addition to being a source of just plain fun and feeling that you are being a part of something, sports promote healthy development in many areas with positive effects that last into adulthood. So here is our first Kids and Sports on Vesle!

What is it about that particular sport that makes you love it? It's a very challenging sport and I learn to be quick on the ice and you need great co-ordination. I love the speed, it's very exciting and challenging. The team feeling is important and I make loads of new friends. I'm very competitive and love playing matches. I am so happy when we win! How often do you practice? – I practice twice a week and sometimes we play matches at the weekends.

– It´s very important to take good care of your precious skates.

– Hi, I'm Snorre!

Your best memory on the ice? – When I scored my first goal! I remember it was against a team called Frisk Asker, we were told they were very good. We lost that match. The next time we played against them we won and they got so mad! That's a pretty good memory!

– Yes, there has been a few bumps and bruises! There are always a lot of collisions and tackles. But no major things have happen to me.

– All of my best friends play Ice hockey too and we always have the best time.

– I love to go fast and to stop and turn. I also like to out skate my opponents.

Any tips or trix to other kids who might want to try Ice Hockey? – Start skating early, it's all about being good at skating. Have fun!

The cool pictures of Snorre was shot by Helena Krekling.