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Studies have shown that an increase of physical activity is recommended to those with physical disability. Wheelchair racing and other adaptive sports all help disabled persons have richer and more fulfilling lives.

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McFadden wins Chicago Marathon for sixth straight time

11 Oct , 2016  

Tatyana McFadden won her sixth-straight Bank of America Chicago Marathon and seventh overall in the women’s wheelchair division on Sunday in 1 hour, 42 minutes, 28 seconds, becoming the most decorated athlete to ever compete in the annual event. She won gold medals at the Rio Olympics. She’s been on “The Ellen Show.” But McFadden, […]

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My New Book, Now Available on Amazon!

10 May , 2016  

I can’t believe it!!!! My children’s book “Ya Sama” which means I can do it is finally out!!! You can order it on Amazon. This book tells a story of my wonderful life journey, and how I have gotten to be where I am today, and the person I have become. I chose to tell […]

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Tatyana Wins the London Marathon and Take Home the World Championship!

26 Apr , 2015  

Tatyana McFadden wins the London Marathon for a third year in a row, breaks course recond and wins IPC World Marathon Championship VIEW VIDEO

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Sharing My Message of Strength, Courage and Hope through Kickstarter

20 Apr , 2015  

I am so excited to be announcing my latest efforts to share my own life story through a series of children’s books I am creating. I hope to inspire children—especially children with disabilities—to be all that they possibility be. Please support my Kickstarter campaign to fund this project. Thank you so much for your support!  – […]

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Tatyana McFadden shortlisted for 2015 Laureus Award

13 Feb , 2015  

‘American track and field and cross-country skiing star Tatyana McFadden is one of six Paralympians shortlisted for the prestigious 2015 Laureus Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Award. Russia’s Roman Petushkov and Germany’s Anna Schaffelhuber, two athletes who won 11 gold medals between them at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, are also included in […]

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Advertisers Increasingly Using Disability to Promote Their Products

3 Feb , 2015  

If any of you saw Amy Purdee in the Toyota ad on the Super Bowl, you probably understand was a breakthrough this is! Are advertisers increasingly using disability to promote their products? After this year’s Super Bowl featured two adverts starring people with an impairment, the IPC’s Director of Media and Communications, asks if a new trend […]

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Paralympic Nordic Skiing World Championship – Video

26 Jan , 2015  

CABLE, Wis. – After years of planning and preparation, more than a dozen teams from all over the world have touched down in Cable for this weekend’s International Paralympic Nordic Skiing World Championship. Practice, practice and more practice was the scene Friday before hundreds of athletes go head to head in eight different races while sitting, […]

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Nordic Skiing World Championships Starts This Weekend!

22 Jan , 2015  

This weekend I will be competing in the 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships. Live results will be available at the Cable 2015 website and news, live updates and pictures will be available on the IPC’s Flickr account, and on IPC Nordic Skiing’s Twitter and Facebook accounts. The USA’s multiple Paralympic medallist Tatyana McFadden has spoken […]

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NHL Stars Take On Sledge Hockey Team

7 Jan , 2015  

  If you think hockey is exciting, check out sledge hockey. It’s faster and takes a lot of skill to master. Here is a video of NHL stars taking on a team of sledge hockey players.  VIEW VIDEO And here’s a photo of me trying the sport when I was younger.

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