“Vaping is hurting teenage athletes..”

July 10, 2019, 11:57 AM CDT

By Erika Edwards

Addictions to electronic cigarettes are derailing the dreams of promising young athletes, leaving them struggling to breathe, keep up with their teammates and find motivation to practice.

Take Cade Beauparlant, 18, of Newburyport, Massachusetts.

Beauparlant first laced up hockey skates when he was just a few years old, and fell in love with the sport. "Hockey was my life," he told NBC News.

For more on this article – https://www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/vaping-hurting-teenage-athletes-dashing-their-future-sports-n1027011

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