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U.S. Paralympics

 

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Jallen lands on podium in Paralympic debut 

Alpine skiing: Jallen, Stephens win bronze in women's super-G
In her Paralympic Winter Games debut, 18-year-old Stephanie Jallen won bronze in the women's super-G competition, while Laurie Stephens won her second bronze medal of the Games at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center. Team USA has now won six medals in alpine skiing, including two silvers and four bronzes. More 

Cross-country skiing: Jake Adicoff finishes 6th in 20km
Visually impaired skier Jake Adicoff and his guide Reid Pletcher battled warm temperatures throughout the 20km cross-country race today to finish sixth with a time of 58:37.4. Today's race, which is the longest on the Nordic skiing schedule, was one that Adicoff knew would be one of the most challenging on his schedule. Teammate and Navy veteran Kevin Burton also raced today, finishing 10th overall with a time of 1:07:18.6. More

 

 

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Wheelchair curling: Canada and Russia outlast USA in round robin action
Team USA was unable to take advantage of scoring opportunities this morning in a 7-2 loss to Canada. In a game fashioned on precision shooting, Canada outshot Patrick McDonald and the American team, 56-51 percent. In the afternoon against Russia, it was a valiant effort right down to the final stone – but the U.S. could not find its way into the win column. More

 

 

 

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PREVIEW
Sled hockey to face Russia tomorrow at Shayba Arena  

March 11 has been circled on the calendar for months. It is the day the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team will play host Russia at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. "Playing a country on their home ice is the most fun you can possibly have," said U.S. team captain Andy Yohe. "The crowd will be going crazy. The important thing for us is to draw energy from the crowd. Whether they're cheering for you or against you, you have to use the excitement of the building." More

 

 

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ATHLETE FEATURE
Fueling Communities presented by BP: Heath Calhoun, alpine skiing

Heath Calhoun is a two-time Paralympian, retired Army Staff Sergeant and Purple Heart recipient – but he's also so much more. After Calhoun lost his legs serving in Iraq in 2003, he became an advocate and mentor for wounded warriors. He is also heavily involved in prosthetic research and development, helping other amputees to make the transition back onto their legs through technology. More 

 

 

 

COMPETITION SCHEDULE - 3/10
Alpine skiing
10 a.m. – Men's and women’s super combined (super-G event), all classes
4 p.m. – Men's and women's super combined (slalom event), all classes

Biathlon
10 a.m. – Women's 10km, sitting
10:48 a.m. – Men's 12.5km, sitting
1:20 p.m. – Men's 12.5km, standing
2:45 p.m. – Men's 12.5km, visually impaired

Sled hockey
4:30 p.m. – USA v. Russia

Wheelchair curling
3:30 p.m. – USA v. Finland 

 

 

FOR THE MEDIA
Guide

The Team USA media guide is available in .pdf download on USParalympics.org.

Athlete headshots
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TUNE-IN
NBC and NBCSN will combine to air an unprecedented 52 hours of coverage of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. For the complete broadcast schedule, click here. All events throughout the Games will also be live streamed on TeamUSA.org.

 

 

 

        

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