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On Thin Ice: India’s National Ice Hockey Team

India’s national ice hockey team is fighting to win hearts and matches in their quest for international sporting glory.

India is a country where cricket is a religion and the players are seen as Gods.

But it’s also a place where a ragtag team of 22 men are fighting to put their sport – ice hockey – on the map.  

Based in Ladakh, in India’s picturesque snowy north, India’s little-known national ice hockey team may not have fame, fortune or even much of a following, but what they do have is passion.

The players all dream of representing their country internationally – and winning. But can their passion survive the overwhelming obstacles in their path to sporting glory?

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