Paralympic Athletes Go for Gold in 'Medal Quest'
Photo: Courtesy of WGBH 'Medal Quest'
Rudy Garcia-Tolson of Bloomington, CA was born with Pterygium Syndrome, a condition that produces disabilities in the legs, hands, and face. At the age of five, both of his legs were amputated. Now at age 23, he's won more than twenty medals in both swimming and track, including gold medals in the last two Paralympic Games.
See all of WGBH's "Medal Quest" coverage of the 2012 American Paralympic Athletes.