Paralympics

Paralympics Experience at Harvard University (WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Harvard Hosts Paralympic Experience

Harvard University played host to an event Sunday aimed at introducing mobility impaired kids to paralympic sports.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/16/2014

Laurie Stephens skis the downhill in Sochi. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Wenham Native Stephens Wins Bronze In Alpine Skiing At Sochi Paralympics

An alpine monoskier from Wenham, Mass., has won a bronze medal at the Paralympics in Sochi.

03/08/2014

Laurie Stephens  (Photo Credit: Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

Wenham Native Picked To Ski At Sochi Paralympic Competition

An alpine monoskier from Wenham is heading to Sochi for her third Paralympic appearance.

02/23/2014

(L-R) Silver medalist Eleanor Simmonds of Great Britain, gold medalist Victoria Arlen of the United States and bronze medalist Tanja Groepper of Germany pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 100m Freestyle - S6 final on day 10 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on September 8, 2012, in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

N.H. Governor: Exclusion Of Swimmer From Paralympics ‘Unconscionable’

New Hampshire’s governor is adding her voice to those disappointed by the exclusion of a disabled teenage swimmer from this week’s Paralympic World Swimming Championships in Montreal.

08/12/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Should Paralympians Be Banned From Competition On The Chance They Could Recover?

New Hampshire’s Victoria Arlen has been banned from competing in the Montreal Paralympic Games after a recent medical evaluation found she may walk again if she had years of physical therapy. Should Arlen be penalized on the possibility that she COULD walk again one day?

08/12/2013

Victoria Arlen, a U.S. Paralympic gold medalist swimmer, has been declared ineligible to compete in the Montreal Paralympic Games. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Victoria Arlen: ‘I Am Being Penalized For Having Hope’

Paralympic gold medalist swimmer Victoria Arlen says she is fighting to keep her hopes and dreams alive after being banned from the Montreal Paralympic Games.

08/11/2013

(L-R) Silver medalist Eleanor Simmonds of Great Britain, gold medalist Victoria Arlen of the United States and bronze medalist Tanja Groepper of Germany pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 100m Freestyle - S6 final on day 10 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre on September 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Shaheen, Ayotte Cry Foul Over Exclusion of N.H. Swimmer From Paralympics

U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., are objecting to a decision not to allow a New Hampshire record-setting swimmer to participate in the International Paralympic World Swimming Championships in Montreal.

08/10/2013

Brendan Driscoll of Methuen is headed to compete in the U.S. Paralympics trials.

One Last Thing: 14-Year-Old Methuen Boy Heads To Paralympics

Brendan Driscoll of Methuen is headed to compete in the U.S. Paralympics trials.

06/21/2012

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