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At Paralympics, First Thing Judged Is Disability

At Paralympics, First Thing Judged Is Disability | Friday Reading AS WCS | Scoop.it
Classifications ensure that Paralympic athletes compete against others with similar levels of ability, but the distinctions are not always obvious.
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Definately true when people think of Paralympics they think about their disablilities over the stories behind these athletes and their inspiration.

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OTL: Fauja Singh, the runner

OTL: Fauja Singh, the runner | Friday Reading AS WCS | Scoop.it
Fauja Singh ran his first marathon at age 89 and became an international sensation. Now 101, he'll run his last race in Hong Kong-- and try to find peace with a Guinness World Records slight.
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Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek

Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek | Friday Reading AS WCS | Scoop.it
Fresh powder beckoned 16 expert skiers and snowboarders into the backcountry. Then the snow gave way.
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Scary but astonishing story, good tips to avoid death in an avalanche.

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