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Inspirations in Our Ranks, Part 2

Posted on September 7th, 2012 by Alicia  |  Comments Off

“After becoming involved in Disabled Sports in 1981, I competed in my first International Meet in 1982 in Denmark. With the opportunity to compete against other hemiplegic athletes, persons of my equal range of motion, I jumped at the chance. I received a bronze medal in the 100-meter backstroke. Wow! Participating in this caliber of competition was something I never thought I would do. During this trip I learned what competition was really about. If I wanted to step onto the medal stand again in future
International competitions, my training would have to become more intense. Read the rest of this entry »