PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games: Cross-Country Skiing Preview

Cross-country skiing was included in the first Paralympics games in 1976 in Sweden. Para cross-country skiing has visually impaired, sitting and standing events for women and men. Standing and visually impaired racers use standard cross -country skis and poles, while sitting skiers use a sit ski. Visually impaired athletes have a guide on the course […]

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games: Biathlon Preview

The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games kicked off today (March 9th) with Opening Ceremonies! We’re moving forward with our fourth sport preview, Biathlon! Biathlon is a combination of a cross-country ski race and target shooting. How did this unlikely combination of sports come about? It dates back to 18th century Norway which conducted military training […]