"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 Games," said Charlie Huebner, Chief of Paralympics, U.S. Olympic Committee. "The fact that NBC and GE are airing this show on network television also speaks to the growing importance and value of the Paralympic movement in the U.S."
The NBC Sports' Paralympic special, produced by Emmy Award-winning NBC Sports producer David Michaels, provides an in-depth look at the determination of eight athletes and the U.S. Paralympic Men's Wheelchair Basketball Team.
DVD copies of this NBC special will be available for sale at www.NBCUniversalStore.com. Go to 2008 Olympics, or search Paralympics.