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Paralympics

(Ryan Chalmers.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Wheelchair Athlete Stops In Philadelphia, Nearing Goal of Cross-Country Roll

It’s not your grandfather’s wheelchair that Ryan Chalmers has been rolling across the United States, but a sleek racing model.

06/11/2013

Jim Clatch

Local Disabled Children Get Visit From Special Guest

In advance of this month’s Paralympic Games in London USA wheelchair basketball head coach Jim Glatch visited Philadelphia, for a special camp for youngsters.

08/19/2012

Brad Snyder, Russell Snyder (credit: US Navy)

Meet Paralympic Wounded Warrior Brad Snyder

Brad Snyder can still see in his dreams. He can envision himself churning through the water. He can see himself standing on a podium. And receiving a gold medal. Then he opens his eyes and sees black.

07/12/2012

Josh Olson posed

Paralympic Wounded Warrior Josh Olson

After losing a leg in Iraq, Josh Olson is now participating in the Paralympics.

07/11/2012