Topics » Sports   Aug. 21, 2012

Paralympic Athletes Go for Gold in 'Medal Quest'

WHEELCHAIR POWER

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RUDY GARCIA-TOLSONANJALI FORBER-PRATTWARRIOR GAMESWHEELCHAIR POWERCHEETAH LEGSPLAYING BLINDJUDO FIGHTERSRUSSELL WOLFECYCLINGBLAKE LEEPER

WHEELCHAIR POWER

Wheelchairs made of titanium are both super lightweight (around 15-16 pounds) and super strong allowing athletes to maneuver with agility and speed.


See all of WGBH's "Medal Quest" coverage of the 2012 American Paralympic Athletes.

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