Gallery presented by The Hartford: Day 7
Day 7 of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, produced eight medals for Team USA, including a sweep of the first-ever men’s snowboard cross competition with Evan Strong winning gold, Mike Shea winning silver and Keith Gabel winning bronze. Amy Purdy won a bronze in the inaugural women’s event. In alpine skiing, Team USA’s Mark Bathum and Heath Calhoun won silvers while Stephanie Jallen and Danelle Umstead, with guide Rob Umstead, won bronzes.
Evan Strong competes during the first-ever snowboarding competition on Day 7 of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on March 14, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.