International Paralympic Committee

IPC hopes won't be tough for Trump to see future Paralympics

Paralympic Games organizers hope U.S. President Donald Trump won't find it tough to watch their events in future.

The International Paralympic Committee pointed to the growing reach of its competitions in response to comments made on Friday by Trump when American athletes from the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang were welcomed to the White House.

"What happened with the Paralympics was so incredible and so inspiring to me, and I watched," Trump said, surrounded by members of Team USA. "It's a little tough to watch too much, but I watched as much as I could."

The Paralympics in March were broadcast in the U.S. on NBC, NBCSN, and...

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