December 2016

The (Lasting?) Legacy of Rio 2016

By | December 1st, 2016|

Attractions are open and welcoming to disabled visitors, hotels ensure that accessible vehicles are available and tour operators now realize they'll get more business if they have an awareness of additional needs.

August 2016

Major Budget Cuts Impact Rio 2016 Paralympics

By | August 29th, 2016|

This year's fencing event will be held at Olympic Park, as the site where it was originally to take place will be dismantled as [...]

Wheelchair Boxing Strives to be a Paralympic Sport

By | August 19th, 2016|

Wheelchair boxing may one day become a Paralympic sport, but it still has a long way to go. Just ask Ian Cannon. The 23-year-old Glastonbury, [...]

January 2015

Winter Sports Clinic for Vets: March 29-April 3

By | January 23rd, 2015|

Hundreds of disabled veterans from around the country will gather this spring in Snowmass Village, Colo., to participate in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports [...]

March 2014

More Medals for Team USA

By | March 14th, 2014|

Medal hopes are alive for the curling team after two wins move them closer to the playoffs. Photo by Ken King. By Brian [...]

Team USA Gets Good Results in Bad Weather

By | March 12th, 2014|

Augusto ­Jose Perez (Central Cross-Country Ski Team) rounded out the competition with a 19th place posting in 48:40. Photo by Katie Harris By [...]

NBC Sports Paralympic Television Coverage Outstanding

By | March 11th, 2014|

As an avid Paralympic fan for three decades and a journalist, I’ve been hoping the day would come when I could use the words “Paralympic [...]

2014 Winter Paralympics Update

By | March 10th, 2014|

USA Sled Hockey player, Josh Pauls, checks Korea into the boards to gain the puck. USA wins 3-0. Photo by Ken King. By [...]

Paralympics Opening Ceremony in Sochi

By | March 7th, 2014|

Josh Pauls returns to the Winter Paralympics in Sochi after receiving a gold medal in sled hockey at the 2010 Winter Paralympics in Vancouver. [...]

February 2014

Tammy Duckworth to Lead Paralympics Delegation

By | February 14th, 2014|

President Obama has tapped U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth to lead the U.S. delegation to the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The games are [...]

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