Medal Quest

Competitive Spirit

Clip: Season 1 | 3m 5s

It takes years of training to be a Paralympian, with long hours and a true competitive drive. “We have no slouches,” says judo’s Myles Porter. As Brent Rasmussen from sitting volleyball says, “It doesn’t happen overnight -- you don’t just show up and play.” Athletes from a range of sports – sprinting, wheelchair tennis, sitting volleyball, discus, and more -agree: “It all comes down to heart."

Aired: 05/09/12

Rating: NR

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