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Winter Paralympics: Simon Patmore wins gold for Australia in snowboard cross

Winter Paralympics: Simon Patmore wins gold for Australia in snowboard cross

The event was won by neutral paralympic athlete Aleksei Bugaev (20), of Russian Federation, from Arthur Bauchet (17), of France.

With the gold medal, McKeever surpassed para-alpine skier Lana Spreeman for the most all-time medals won by a Canadian Paralympian at the Winter Games. "It's the athletes, too; I think it's educating people on what the Paralympics are and that we work as hard as every other Olympian". Now it is awesome for me to be a part of a new generation that has arrived in Mark (Arendz), Collin Cameron, and the young women like Emily (Young), Brittany (Hudak) and Natalie (Wilkie) who are ready to carry the torch.

A lover of action sports, Schultz, 36, continues to compete in motocross; he's won multiple gold medals in the event at the X Games.

She raced in the Sochi 2014 Games as a prospect athlete to gain experience.

Ramsay teared up as she hoisted her skis in the air at the venue's flower ceremony. "I will always remember Dan, because just four months after that explosion, he finished a half-marathon in a wheelchair", Michelle Obama said. "I now hope POCOG can increase the sales target further with six days of competition still to go". It is a technical event with a longer course and fewer gates than the slalom.

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"I was there and it's been a long time", he said.

"There was no one who was going to stop me". This is New Zealand's 30th winter Paralympic medal and New Zealand's 220th Paralympic medal overall, summer and winter.

After a mixed start to his campaign for the 39-year-old this week, Hall found Tuesday was his day when he crossed the line with a combined time of two minutes and 15 seconds.

The United States, undefeated and unscored on in three games during Group B play, faces Italy at 7 a.m. Thursday.

In sledge hockey, Canada improved to 3-0 with a dominating 8-0 win over Norway.