Shane Pinto Is Making Waves In The Sport of Hockey
Shane Pinto the 18-year-old that is leading the way in his field of hockey, he is trying to help and inspire those through the sport of hockey. Everyone be sure to check out and share his story.
Shane has around 3.62k followers on Instagram, everyone make sure you go give him a follow if you don’t already!
We got the chance to interview him, here are a few things he had to say.
How old are you?
18 years old
You were drafted by the Ottawa Senators. Please describe to us what you were feeling when this all happened?
It was a special feeling. You work your whole life to achieve something like that. Also, to have my family there with me to share that experience was something I will never forget. They have sacrificed so much for me to get to that point so it was awesome.
Can you explain to us the journey hockey has taken you on?
Hockey has taken me on a life changing journey. To be allowed to play the game I love everyday and build friendships that will last a lifetime is special. It has allowed me to visit different areas of North America too.
What was your favorite hockey game that you’ve ever played? Why?
Favorite game had to be National championship game for Selects Academy. Winning that game to win a national title was something that I will take with me the rest of my life.
You had a chance to play for the USA Squad. How was the experience and how’d everything go?
To play for USA is something that I take a lot of pride in. To represent your country is something I don’t take for granted. Also, to win gold on top of it was so cool.
You guys are in preseason right now what are some of your goals this year?
Personally, I just want to help our team win. Whatever I need to do for us to win I will do it. The main goal is to win a national championship ….and I truly believe we can do that.
Do you have any advice for any teens in your field?
One piece of advice is always believe in yourself. If you work hard every day and truly believe in yourself, you can do whatever you put ur mind too. Just continue to grind everyday and trust you will succeed.
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