Coach Heads To Paralympics In Vancouver

03/09/10 12:45PM By Jane Lindholm
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Laurie Stephens of the United States speeds down the course on her way to take the silver medal during Women's Giant Slalom Sitting Skiing at the Turin 2006 Winter Paralympic games.

 

Olympic excitement continues this weekend with the opening of the Paralympics. Six hundred international athletes with a variety of physical disabilities will compete in Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Cross-Country Skiing, Ice Sledge Hockey and Wheelchair Curling. We talk with Maggie Burke, a program coordinator from Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, one of six coaches and program leaders selected to participate in the Paralympic Experience Program.

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