| Oct 14, 2010
| 7:19 PM
I spent a good part of Tuesday afternoon cruising from the Balboa Peninsula into the North Balboa Island Channel then around Linda Island and into the Back Bay.
My mind wandered to racing this weekend in the Lido Isle Yacht Club's "Roy Woolsey" regatta...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 7:23 PM
The Newport Harbor Nautical Museum will launch an exhibit, "Extraordinary People," on Tuesday that gives a retrospective of local hero Nick Scandone.
Scandone, who died in 2009 at the age of 42, won the gold medal at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing,...
| Oct 19, 2010
NEWPORT BEACH — He referred to ALS not as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, but as "A Love for Sailing."
It was Nick Scandone's way of turning his death sentence from Lou Gehrig's disease into a positive, which he did time and again. He won a gold...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Jessica 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...
| 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...
| May 27, 2012
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...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 10:29 AM
Fifteen-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...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:59 AM
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....
| Jun 23, 2012
| 12:42 PM
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...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 12:43 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:03 PM
IUPUI is hosting the US Paralympics track and field trials. 250 athletes are trying to grab a roster spot on the US Paralympic track and field team.
The competition isn't the only thing making them sweat. The high temperatures are contributing too....