Personal Stories

Athlete Sara Reinersten

Some features of an amazing athlete with one leg and a great heart.

Disabled dolphin swims and jumps

Fuji, a 34 years old female dolphin at a Japanese zoo wears an artificial fin for about 20 minutes a day, allowing her to jump and swim fast like other dolphins.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200411/s1246770.htm

Blade Runner: The run of Oscar Pistorius

An amazing achievement of a runner with bilateral BK amputation who challenges able-bodied competition. Latest story details from ESPN Video, published April 15th 2008.

 

The story of Tatyana McFadde: Wheelchair Racer's quest for inclusion spurs debate

A Washington Post article from Thursday, April 12, 2007; Page A01 on Tatyana McFadden, a 17-year-old Paralympic wheelchair racer, who wants a chance to compete, like anybody else: alongside able-bodied teammates, with results that count for Atholton High School's track and field team. Article retrieved by Martin Kudlacek.

The story of Eli Wolf

A Boston Globe profile story: After getting a stroke at the age of 2, Eli Wolff went on to become a star soccer player while working to level the playing field for disabled athletes around the world.

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/magazine/articles/2007/02/25/taking_his...

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