This story is part of our September 2018 magazine – a speciality edition chronicling the top 40 people under 40 who are reinventing themselves in hockey.
Look-Up Line founder
Have you noticed the orange ring that is painted on the ice, along the boards, at many of today’s rinks? Well, that’s “The Look-Up Line,” and it’s the brainchild of Swampscott, Mass., native and former Pingree School player Thomas E. Smith.
Smith suffered two spinal cord injuries in less than 18 months while playing for the Boston Junior Bulldogs, leading to the creation of a foundation that bears his name, striving to better the lives of those affected by and living with paralysis.