Medal Quest

Mackenzie Soldan: “Everyone was cheering!”

Clip: Season 1 | 3m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

Wheelchair tennis player Mackenzie Soldan was surprised, at the Parapan American Games, by her own reaction: “It hit me, I’m playing for my country.” It was a tough start for Soldan, as she lost the first set. “I kind of choked a bit,” she admits. But she talks about what it took to claw her way back up – and the emotional finish to the game.

Aired: 04/18/12

Rating: NR

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At the Sochi Games

Relive the glory at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Read game recaps and browse photos of Team USA as it vies for a gold-medal victory.

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