Brad Snyder (© AFP/Getty Images/Valerie Macon)

Blinded by a bomb, swim champ Snyder never lost sight of...

Exactly one year after losing his sight on the battlefield in Afghanistan, Brad Snyder was in the pool at the 2012 London Paralympic Games.
Paralympic athlete pushing off the starting blocks on a running track (© AP Images)

Paralympians Without Limits: Celebrating Disability Inclusion

On August 4 at 17:00 UTC, join us for a webchat on how the Americans with Disabilities Act helped Paralympians and other athletes.
Blake Haxton holding oar (© AFP/Getty Images/Valerie Macon)

For Blake Haxton, rowing means more than racing about in boats

A rare infection took Blake Haxton's legs, but it didn't stop him. He placed at the World Rowing Championships and will compete in the 2016 Paralympics.
Lex Gillette wearing track jersey (© AP Images)

Lex Gillette has a vision for gold in the long jump

Blind long jumper Lex Gillette holds the world record for the sport, but can he win his first gold medal in Rio during the 2016 Paralympics?
Olympic rings in front of fireworks (© AP Images)

Need some Olympic-level motivation? [video]

Team USA Olympic and Paralympic athletes share mantras that make them move faster, reach higher and feel stronger, from training to competition time.