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Tatyana dominates the Marathon

28 Oct , 2014  

In 2013, Tatyana McFadden went four-for-four in the world’s most prestigious marathons. She won at Boston, London, Chicago and New York City. The American wheelchair racer and Paralympic champion became the first competitor to win all four in a year. It was the Grand Slam of the marathon world and now McFadden, 25, is on […]

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Paralympic Jessica Long Travels Back to Russia to Meet Her Birth Family

25 Oct , 2014  

My friend and fellow athlete Jessica Long was also adopted from Russia. We have both been very fortunate to be able to reconnect with our birth families. In this video Jessica returns to meet them for the very first time. “Long Way Home” chronicles the story of Jessica Long, a world-class swimmer, 12-time Paralympic gold […]

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She used to walk on her hands, now she has the power to build bridges with them

20 Oct , 2014  

There is one individual whose tale is perhaps even more uplifting than most. American Tatyana McFadden won her fourth consecutive Chicago Marathon title on Sunday in the women’s wheelchair race, adding another success to her incredible list of achievements. The 25-year-old has won 11 Paralympic medals, three of them gold, as well as 10 International […]

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Washington Capitals Star Ovechkin surprises 10-year-old with Sushi Date

17 Oct , 2014  

Ann Schaab is 10 years old. She has Down’s syndrome. Ann boldly asked her famous crush, Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin, out for a sushi date on Sept. 11 during an American Special Hockey Association skate with 60 children hosted by Ovechkin at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Caps’ training facility. The captain dragged his feet […]

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Tatyana named USATF Athlete of the Week

15 Oct , 2014  

INDIANAPOLIS — Eleven-time Olympic medalist Tatyana McFadden is USATF’s Athlete of the Week after winning her fourth consecutive Chicago Marathon crown and her seventh consecutive marathon title overall. McFadden (Clarksville, Maryland) finished the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 1:44:50, 22 seconds ahead of her next closest competitor, Manuela Schar of Switzerland, who finished in […]

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Tatyana wins Chicago Marathon!

13 Oct , 2014  

My fifth Chicago marathon win. I feel so fortunate! Now on to NYC in two weeks. SEE VIDEO

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Joshua George Wins Men’s Chicago Marathon Wheelchair Race

12 Oct , 2014  

Congratulations to my good friend Josh George! SEE VIDEO

Disability and Discrimination

10 Oct , 2014  

Sharing this great event for anyone in the @Des Moines, Iowa Area: Walk N Roll for Spina Bifida® is October 18, 2014, at Principal Park in Des Moines. Find an event near you.

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My Hero: Tatyana Greets One of Her Fans

2 Oct , 2014  

This is me with Addison Zellner, one of my biggest fans, and as it has turned out, I am one of her biggest fans! View Video of Tatyana and Addison