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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

Disabled Sport

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


Paralympic Snowboarder Amy Purdy To Be Featured In Superbowl Commercial

Got to get Muhammad Ali in my ear as for when I’m riding. Greatest hype man in history.  Check out Amy Purdy in her new Toyota Spot…rumored to be a teaser to a commercial that will play on Superbowl Sunday.


Celebrity Encounters

I’ve been trying to define what I count as an encounter. My requirements are:

I have to know their names – therefore the Paralympic athletes I high-fived as they left the stadium grounds don’t count… 1,775 more words


Upcoming Level 2 Officials Workshops

Officials Level 2 Workshop:

This workshop is required for advancement to Level 2 in the Athletics Canada National Officials Certification program.
For full information and registration details please click on the links below: 9 more words

Track And Field