Medal Quest | 03/30/12 at 09:44 a.m. (
Blake Leeper talks about
the intense level of competition in Paralympic sports and how he stacks up
against two of the biggest names in racing: South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius, and America’s
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Anchored by Jerome
Singleton, the U.S. sprinters needed a clean start and fast laps against a
strong international field at the Beijing Games in 2008.
Medal Quest | 03/26/12 at 11:06 a.m. (
Allison Jones tells the story of how she came to Paralympic cycling -- and how cool it
is to hear crowds chant “USA!!” while she competes.
Eric Hollen | 03/26/12 at 11:06 a.m. (
From Eric Hollen, U.S. Shooting:
would like to share a short story with you, to put a personal perspective on
how I have found my way through my injury.
Medal Quest | 03/26/12 at 11:05 a.m. (
Cyclist Allison Jones gets
a sneak peak at the brand new Velodrome in London, where she’ll be competing
Cat Bouwkamp | 03/19/12 at 04:33 p.m. (
FROM: Cat Bouwkamp, U.S. Fencing
This weekend I fenced in the North American Cup
in Cincinnati, Ohio in all three weapons, epee, foil and sabre.
Medal Quest | 03/16/12 at 11:56 a.m. (
Judo fighter Myles Porter talks about his rival and nemesis -- and off-court friend – Brazil’s Antonio Tenorio
da Silva, and about what drives him to compete.
Medal Quest | 03/16/12 at 11:55 a.m. (
American judo fighters,
including MEDAL QUEST’s featured athlete Myles Porter , show how they prepare
for an important qualifying event, the 2011 Parapan American Games in Mexico.
Medal Quest | 03/12/12 at 11:54 a.m. (
Paralympic sprinter, long jump competitor and U.S. Army veteran Kortney Clemons talks about the IED that took his right leg and killed three of his friends in Iraq.
Lightning-fast speed is the hallmark of a successful fencer. As this 2008 gold medal match shows, fencing requires enormous concentration, and points are won in just seconds.