26 Year Old Hockey Star Sadly Loses Battle to Major Disease

Published September 17, 2023 at 2:35 PM

Michele Basso: A Hockey Player Remembered

Today, we mourn the loss of former hockey player Michele Basso, a World Junior Champion. At just 26, he succumbed to a long battle with bone sarcoma, a rare and aggressive bone cancer.

Former Italian World Junior Championship member, and Italian league defenseman, Michele Basso has unfortunately passed away at the age of 26 after a long battle with a disease.

Basso played for @italia.hockey's U18 team in 2014-15, and their U20 team in 2015-16. He also played 11 games with Asiago in the Italian League in 2015-16.

Basso's hockey journey included representing Italy in the World Junior Championship and playing in the Italian league. His passion for the sport shone brightly as he dedicated himself to the game.

Our thoughts are with Michele Basso's loved ones and the entire hockey community as we remember a young player who left us too soon.
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