Iowa dad builds backyard ice rink
Weylon Heiser says he hopes the rink will serve as an inspiration to his sons, both avid hockey players.
If you build it, they will come. Ah, Field of dreams quote beloved by many, but a motto that inspired Whelan Heuser to build a backyard ice rink for his boys. That's what it's all about. His opportunity, You know, when I was a kid, Um, you know, the more time you spend practicing something, the better you got at it. So I really just want to instill that work ethic and my my kids, both sons are passionate about hockey, but he noticed they don't get a lot of time on the ice to themselves. After investing some time and a little bit of elbow grease, he decided to build a place for both his sons to master their skills on ah place, which he likes to call a labor of love. So this just is an opportunity for them. Toe. Just come out and have fun and put a lot of hard work into doing this for us every year. And it's always a block the have it out here, whether it's just playing three on three with teammates or slapping the puck around, it was an investment worth making Anheuser's eyes. If it means helping his boys reach their goal. As I watched them out here having fun, that makes it all worthwhile. So it's It's a blessing. I'd love to go play college hockey someday, and I mean, this has been a loss toe have, and it certainly has helped a lot number, Yeah.