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Daniel Romanchuk gives you a blank stare when you try and explain to him why he is an inspiration. He looks confused — why would anybody care to see him race, legs tucked under him, neck crammed forward, and be inspired? He's just a kid who likes to...
Fox 5 SportsCHULA VISTA, Calif --David Wagnerdidn't choose to play wheelchair tennis, but he now embraces it. “I went and tried it out and I just fell in love with the sport and couldn`t get enough of it,” Wagner said after a recent workout at the...
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The Baltimore SunJessica Long has had to overcome obstacles all of her life. The field she had to beat out to win an ESPY on Wednesday night for the Best Female Athlete with a Disability was a tough one, filled with some remarkable athletes. Long, who had to have her...
Tags: Sports, Awards and Prizes, Swimming
LAKE BUENA VISTA — Deep in the heart of make-believe magic, Brooks Johnson is delving into the political philosophy of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin and the Russian Revolution. You can almost hear Mickey Mouse in his high-pitched voice screaming, "Oh,...
Striving for Gold in London with a Certain Degree of Difficulty Olympic athletes Elana Meyers and Anna Johannes talk about their preparatinos for the Olympic and Paralympic games. John O'Hurley Talks Managing Cholesterol Actor John O'Hurley and Dr....
Tags: Somerville, Health, Physical Conditions
LONDON — As a Californian, I had forgotten that you don't cancel your life just because it rains. If you did, you'd never see anything in London, at least not recently. And there is much to see. Too much, in fact. It's a travel buffet, and it's...
The moving truck pulls around the loop next to the boat ramp of Centennial Lake, backing up to the water while trying to avoid wheelchairs and bikes. Eight men clamber out of the vehicle and quickly begin to set up metal barriers, tents and ramps...
The Hartford CourantFifteen-year-old Andrew Haraghey's hard work may make his dream to ski with the United States Adaptive Ski Team in the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Russia a reality. Andrew, a sophomore at Enrico Fermi High School in Enfield, has spastic diplegia, a form...
Fox 5 San Diego SportsSAN DIEGO -- When people see Daryl Sterling play table tennis, they usually give him the same comments. “Their reaction is either ‘can you beat Forrest Gump? Are you Forrest Gump?’” Sterling said with a chuckle. He's not Forrest...
ReutersParalympic silver medallist Monique van der Vorst has miraculously become an able-bodied Olympic hopeful after a crash reversed her paralysis. Paralysed from the hip down since she was 13, the 27-year-old handcyclist, who has just signed with the...
You yawned at the royal wedding in April. You were happy to miss the riots in August. But you're determined to be a part of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. This means either making a 260-foot discus throw, pronto, or studying up fast on the ticket,...
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