Medal Quest

TITANIUM CHAIRS AND CHEETAH LEGS

Clip: Season 1 | 3m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

Paralympians show off the high-tech wizardry that is part of today’s elite level competition, and describe the impact that new designs, new materials, and new technologies have had on their sports. “You would think that person was born with the chair attached to them” – that’s how one athlete describes the perfect fit for a sports wheelchair.

Aired: 05/30/12

Rating: NR

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