| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:00 PM
When Brad Snyder swims, he can't see the water.
He can't see his opposition, he can't see the clock and, most importantly, he can't see the wall.
But by just visualizing himself in the pool, Snyder is now London-bound.
The 28-year-old Snyder lost his...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 10:02 PM
CHULA VISTA, Calif. - Sprinter Blake Leeper just got a pair of fresh legs in March that he'll use at three Paralympics events.
“This is the ‘Cheetah Blade’, made by Ossur. It's all carbon fiber,” the 22-year-old San Diego...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:12 PM
Lifestyle may make a difference for those living with Alzheimer's
Dr. Heather Snyder talks about the research being presented at this week's Alzheimer's AssociationInternational Conference. Dr. Snyder says lifestyle factors such as alcohol use, sleep...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:17 AM
LONDON – As he left the Main Press Center Thursday morning to check in with his opening ceremonies team, London Olympic Organizing Committee chairman Seb Coe was able to eschew a raincoat and an umbrella.
That would have required a devil-may-care...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:36 PM
SAN 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...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:28 AM
The Olympic torch came to Brixton on Thursday, and so did Amy Cohen.
She lived in the South London district until recently, a job change and the continuing financial crisis sending her to live back home with her parents at age 34. Among the throngs who...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:53 AM
With every stroke, every breath and every turn, 2011 Concord High School grad and University of Indianapolis sophomore Dalton Herendeen is that much closer to living his dream.
“You almost can’t put into words the things I’ve sacrificed...
| Aug 11, 2012
The Paralympic Games don't get as much attention as the Olympics, but the stories are often more inspiring — among them, people who experience severe physical trauma and come out stronger on the other side. That's what happened with Casey Tibbs....
| Aug 11, 2012
| 2:53 PM
When Paul Nitz made his first Paralympic team 20 years ago, he had to pay his own way to Barcelona.
"When I made the team, their next statement was like, 'All right, now you've got to cut us a check for $2,000,' " Nitz said. "I was like, 'What if I don't...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Now that the Summer Olympics have ended, the really amazing athletes head to London for the Paralympic Games, including one that has set all sorts of records and has never seen one of them.
Lex Gillette is a blind athlete who lives...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 3:31 PM
27-year old, Mark LeBlanc's never been to London, but that will change tomorrow. He's hopping on a plane to hit the waters to compete in the 2012 Paralympics. He's part of the 2012 U.S. Paralympics Sailing team.
"I'm hoping for a medal. I know I got...