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Paralympic Swimming

Navy Vet Blinded In Afghanistan Wins Gold At Paralympics

AP | By ROB HARRIS | Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact

LONDON -- The explosion that took away Brad Snyder's sight couldn't touch the Navy lieutenant's fighting spirit. A year after Snyder stepped on an ...

Shark Attack Survivor Medals At Paralympics

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 09.04.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Paralympic swimmer Achmat Hassiem uses special motivation to go fast: He imagines being chased by the great white shark that bit off his rig...

Disabled Vets Inspire Record U.S. Coverage Of Paralympics: Experts

Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.29.2012 | Impact

Though U.S. coverage of the Paralympics still vastly pales in comparison to other countries’, supporters say the amped up airtime is a welcome impro...

North Korea's First Paralympian Inspires

AP | JEAN H. LEE | Posted 10.28.2012 | Sports

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea's first and only Paralympian is a swimmer who doesn't live in North Korea and, until a few months ago, didn...

WATCH: 18-Inch Tall Swimmer Shoots For Paralympic Gold Medal

Posted 11.23.2011 | Impact

At just 18-inches tall, Jessica Rogers has big dreams. She's training to secure a spot on the 2012 U.S. Paralympic swim team, The Sun reports. "In...