Young Boy Takes Advantage of Alabama's Freezing Weather to Practice Hockey Skills

A young boy took advantage of Alabama’s freezing temperatures, on Monday, December 26, to log some ice hockey practice at a small pond in Madison County.

Video recorded by Heather Ellett shows her 7-year-old son, Braxton, dashing around a frozen-over pond with his hockey stick and puck.

Ellett told Storyful that skating conditions were incredibly rare for the region.

“It never gets cold enough here to freeze anything enough to skate on,” she said.

“It was the perfect opportunity for him to try something most in this area have never been able to do.”

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for northern Alabama on Monday, warning drivers to avoid roads. Credit: Heather Ellett via Storyful

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