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Interview with Travis Pollen - 2 x American Paralympic Swimming Record Holder

Today, we have Travis Pollen joining us for a brief Q &A. In no particular order, Travis is an amputee, personal trainer, graduate student, and fitness writer. 1,673 more words


Parlympic hopeful clinches Silver to build on Bronze

Britain’s Ben Moore, has won silver in the Banked Slalom Competition at the IPC Para-Snowboard World Championships in La Molina, Spain.

Moore was in first place following the first two runs, but a fall on the third ended his chances of gold as he was being closely shadowed by rival Patrick Mayerhofer of Austria. 421 more words


Pesquisadores da Coventry University vão ao Rio para investigar os Paraolímpicos

Os pesquisadores Dr Ian Brittain e Dr Leonardo Mataruna estão no Rio de Janeiro para coletar dados sobre os Jogos Paraolímpicos de 2016. O estudo está investigando o impactos das modalidades paraolímpicas, assim como as alterações que serão promovidas na cidade devido a realização do megaevento. 104 more words


Paralympic Track Star Blake Leeper Shares Journey To Compete In Olympics

STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — U.S. paralympic track and field star Blake Leeper stopped by KCAL9 on Saturday to talk about his journey to become the first disabled American athlete to compete in the Olympic Games in Rio. 65 more words

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Soul of LA : Christopher Hoodye

Christopher Hoodye

23 Years Young

African-American and White

Born in Downey, California

Behavior Interventionist in the Special Education Division

1. When you wake up in the morning what do you feel gives you the strength to get up and go? 330 more words


Matt Skelhon: Silver not good enough as Rio looms

Team GB disabled target shooter Matt Skelhon has revealed that his fond reminiscence of 2012’s home Olympic games has been somewhat soured by the silver medal awarded to him. 469 more words

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SOTM: Para-Alpine Skiing

Skiing; a sport that can leave the most athletic, able-bodied sportsman cold, achy and fed-up. Replace those athletes with amputees, the blind, and even paralysis sufferers and it becomes remarkable that Para-Alpine Skiing is actually a fully-fledged disabled sport. 477 more words