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grow outside of North America and into countries where access
to ice is scarce.
“I travel the world to places like Malaysia and India, and
there is no way to get ice there,” Trimper said. “If you are adding
another 10 million people or so to the hockey training atmosphere,
that’s how you really blow it up.”
“You just go out in your backyard or your basement,” Gare
over and use both sides if needed.”
helping younger hockey players improve their overall skillset.
As a client of McGraw and Gare’s product, Trimper said he
hopes more people in the hockey community take advantage of
CAN-ICE® as a training tool. The resident of the State of New York
said he knows exactly how he would pitch it to someone who is
leery about the product
“I would tell them to come skate on it or let them get a demo
sheet to you because that’s what sold us,” Trimper said. “If peo-
Gare said a top priority for the company now is to focus
“It’s been a process, but we’ve enjoyed it and we want the
kids to get out and enjoy it,” Gare said. “I wish I had it when I was
Gare added that CAN-ICE® would have been a solid alter-
younger. He would wax a piece of plywood with ski wax to replicate
an ice surface underneath his sun deck, where he would
shoot 200 or 300 pucks a day.
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