Name: Billy Hanning
Position: Defenseman
Sport: Sled Hockey
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
DOB: 4/18/1985
Birthplace: St. Louis, Mo.
Hometown: High Ridge, Mo.
Team/Club: DASA St. Louis Blues
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2018); One-time medalist (1 gold)
  • PyeongChang 2018, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2017 – silver
  • Years of Participation: 2015, 2017
  • Medals: 2 (1 gold, 1 silver)
  • Gold – 2015
  • Silver – 2017
Personal: At the age of 18, Hanning lost his right leg to cancer. Hanning first learned about sled hockey after watching a local TV broadcast that featured Steve Cash, goaltender for the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team. He joined the DASA St. Louis Blues in 2008 and assisted the team in winning the 2013 USA Hockey Adult Sled National Championship. As a U.S. National Development Sled Hockey Team member, he was called up to the U.S. National Team in 2012 to play in the World Sled Hockey Challenge, marking his international competition debut...Married to Lauren Hanning…Has two daughters, Aubrey and Addison…Favorite meal is his grandmother’s chicken noodle soup…Hobbies include hunting and fishing…Dream job would be to be a professional outdoorsman…Enjoys listening to old school country and classic rock.