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. Paralympic sports, he says, are just like the Olympics: "a very big deal."
For more on the challenges of mastering the ski conditions at Rosa Khutor, here's a recent article about the men's alpine mono-skiing in Sochi. Last Saturday New Hampshire's Tyler Walker also crashed on the super-G slopes and was airlifted. He didn't break anything and he also didn't lose his sense of humor: "I totally got a ride in a Russian helicopter!”