U.S. Paralympics and Paralyzed Veterans of America Partner to Create Handcycling Program for Injured Military

A grant from the U.S. Paralympic Military Program, a program of U.S. Paralympics’ designed to assist in the rehabilitation process for injured service men and women, will help support the partnership … [Read more...]

USOC Names Craig Griffin Associate Director of Paralympic Cycling High Performance

In this role, Griffin will direct the training and competition preparation of the U.S. Paralympics Cycling National Team, a group that won fourteen medals at the recently completed 2008 Paralympic … [Read more...]

Debut 2008 Paralympic Games Highlights Show

"NBC and GE’s broadcast of the 2008 Paralympics provides all Americans an opportunity to be introduced to some outstanding performances and amazing role models that represented the U.S. at the 2008 … [Read more...]

Jeff Skiba Makes History in Paralympic High Jump

"The seven foot barrier is one of those magical markers like the four-minute mile that represents a very select ‘club’ of incredible athletes," said Troy Engle, Associate Director and Head Coach, … [Read more...]

Jeff Underwood as Chef de Mission for 2008 Paralympic Games

"Jeff Underwood is an outstanding representative of the Paralympic Movement and our nation as Chef de Mission for the 2008 Paralympic Games," said Charlie Huebner, USOC Chief of Paralympics. "His … [Read more...]

Arizona or Bust! 2008 U.S. Paralympic Trials

The track at Arizona State University should prove to be great training ground for athletes, as it was recently resurfaced with the exact materials used to build the track that athletes will be racing … [Read more...]

Nate Tauzer: A Swimmer’s Stroke on Obstacles

I remember doctors telling my mom I might never walk. I think back at the eight weeks of intense training that it took to get here. A buzzer sounds – my mind goes blank except the thought- "go … [Read more...]

“No Limits” on Sports For Children

TAMPA, Fla., February 13, 2008 - - On Saturday, February 16th, Shriners Hospitals for Children - Tampa will be hosting the "No Limits" sports event in conjunction with Hillsborough County Parks, … [Read more...]

Archery World Championships

Ten athletes will represent the U.S. at the 2007 IPC Archery World Championships, Oct. 5-9 in Cheongju, Korea. The team, coached by Randi Smith (Salt Lake City, Utah), features five athletes who are … [Read more...]