Topics » Sports   Aug. 21, 2012

Paralympic Athletes Go for Gold in 'Medal Quest'

RUSSELL WOLFE

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RUSSELL WOLFE

Russell Wolfe came to Paralympic sports as an archer after 11 years of active military duty, when non-combat injuries left him paralyzed. Today's new technologies allow athletes to shoot either standing or from a wheelchair, using compound or recurve bows.


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

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