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Local woman wins gold and brings awareness to Women's Sled Hockey


Last updated 9/20/2022 at 1:49pm

Crystal Hnatko

Robynne Hill and her teammate Rachel Grusse pose with their Gold medals.

Robynne Hill, 26-year-old resident of Fountain and a Fountain-Fort Carson High School graduate, returned from the 2022 Women's Para Ice World Challenge held in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Aug. 26-28, with a gold medal around her neck. Four teams met up to compete in the inaugural International Paralympic Committee sanctioned event to raise awareness for women's para ice hockey.

"It was a surreal experience," Hill said. "We have dreamt about this moment for years and to actually have it happen, after all the work that we have done to grow the sport, was incredible." Team Canada, Great Britain,...

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