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 ...

Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics open as biggest in history

Winter Paralympics Mar 9, 2018

Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics open as biggest in history

A Korean amputee performer beat a giant drum on a freezing, foggy Friday night to celebrate the opening of the largest Winter Paralympics in history. A record 567 disabled athletes, representing 48 countries and regions, as well as the Neutral Paralympic Athlete delegation, will compete ...