Why bother: All that money for lousy five medals

Why bother: All that money for lousy five medals

Four-time Paralympians Oksana Masters and Aaron Pike have competed in every Paralympics - winter and summer - since 2012 in London.

The five-time Paralympian in para ice hockey - formerly known as sledge hockey - is the chef de mission for Canada's team at the Winter Paralympics, which open Friday at Pyeongchang Stadium.

The first official Paralympic Games took place in 1960, in Rome, Italy, with 400 athletes representing 23 different countries.

The IPC offered the two nations' paralympic committees a similar arrangement to their Olympic counterparts, but they couldn't see eye-to-eye over the depiction of Korea on the unification flag.

The competition will continue for 10 days.

With temperatures in the low to mid-20s, snowboarder Mike Schultz carried the American flag and led Team USA into the venue. I meant that's kind of like my gold medal.

Nicholson, 49, is a three-time Paralympic medallist in hockey, winning gold in 2006, silver in '98, and bronze in '94.

Badenhorst leads the Aussie team.

At one point a young girl directed illuminated fish that were swimming in the arena floor. He'd just dropped off his girlfriend and it had started to snow. The earlier talks were held in the years 2000 and 2007, and the outcome was the launch of a series of cooperative projects. It didn't help that she twisted her knee the first time she tried skiing in France. That was when I got to sit up again.

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Y es que el central mexicano estaría muy cerca de resolver el problema que tiene con el Departamento del Tesoro de los Estados Unidos , mismo que le ha impedido jugar con el Tri por los patrocinadores que este tiene.

Nicholson learned about Paralympic sports while still at the Ottawa Rehabilitation Centre.

Luscombe will be cheered on in Pyeongchang by his mom and dad, Scott, and Charmaine Luscombe and girlfriend Dariel Grooms.

"To have us all working together for that goal - that podium - is phenomenal". For Canadians, seeing assistant captain Meghan Agosta falter in the sudden-death round of the shootout was an emotional ride.

This is Yuri's second medal in PyeongChang.

He was a last-minute addition for Pyeongchang because a dislocated right elbow kept him from joining qualifying events, leaving him to wait for a wild card invitation from the International Paralympic Committee. These more accessible venues are becoming progressively more limited as global temperatures continue to rise.

Future impacts are only expected to worsen, with the U.S. ski season projected to be cut in half by 2050. Skiers test their suits for aerodynamics in wind tunnels.

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"It's a really unique science", Nicholson said.