A Team United

In Sports, Wheelin' and Dealin' by Kara SheridanLeave a Comment

A few weeks ago hundreds of Americans with disabilities returned from Torino with the pride of representing our country in the 2006 Torino Paralympic Games. Some returned with medals, hardware to show their awaiting friends and families. For others, their memories are equally as tangible, but in the shape of …

U.S. Sled Hockey Team Tops Japan, 3-0

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March 12, 2006 TORINO, Italy – They knew what they needed to do, and they went out and did it. Tonight, the U.S. Sled Hockey Team defeated Japan, 3-0, getting them one step closer to qualifying for the semifinals. After yesterday’s tough loss to Germany, the U.S. Team entered the …

Shake- A- Leg’s Mid-Winter Regatta

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Shake-A-Leg Miami will host the 16th annual Mid-Winter Regatta drawing physically challenged sailors from around the nation.  ach department the nation. The competition will be held from March 2nd to March 5th 2006 on Biscayne Bay. In both the Freedom Independence 20 and Access Dinghy Classes, twelve teams consisting of …

2006 Winter Paralympics

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Now that the 2006 Olympic Winter Games have come to a close, the U.S. Olympic Committee and its U.S. Paralympics division are shifting their focus to the 2006 Paralympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy, where 55 of the United States’ most dedicated and talented athletes with physical disabilities will compete …