Athletes shoot for stardom to raise profile of Paralympics

National Jan 31, 2019

Athletes shoot for stardom to raise profile of Paralympics

Amid cries to nurture bona fide Paralympic superstars in Japan, Gurimu Narita, the men's Pyeongchang Paralympic banked slalom champion, is certainly among the few athletes with the potential to become sports icons as famous as today's able-bodied superstars. While social recognition of both the Paralympics ...

Gurimu Narita captures snowboarding bronze at Paralympics

Paralympics Mar 12, 2018

Gurimu Narita captures snowboarding bronze at Paralympics

Gurimu Narita won bronze in the snowboard cross LL2 classification at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Monday in his Paralympic debut. The 24-year-old outran rival Evan Strong of the United States in the head-to-head race for third at Jeongseon Alpine Centre, after being knocked out ...