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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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Tatyana Goes on the Ellen Show!

7 Oct , 2016  

Tatyana McFadden appears on the Ellen Show VIEW VIDEO

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NY Times: Removing Obstacles for the Next Generation

1 Sep , 2016  

From the New York Times! CLARKSVILLE, Md. — Growing up on a dead-end street in suburbia, Tatyana and Hannah McFadden raced their wheelchairs up, down and all around. Their family challenged cul-de-sac convention, but also fit right in. Two moms, three children, a grandma and two dogs. A basketball hoop in the driveway. Purple wheelchairs […]

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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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London Marathon Win, Fourth Year in a Row!

25 Apr , 2016  

America’s Tatyana McFadden was taken to a sprint finish before winning the women’s 26.2 mile tester in an event doubling as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Marathon World Cup as the race produced the same two winners as at last week’s Boston Marathon. READ MORE

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Fourth Win in Boston Marathon

25 Apr , 2016  

Wheelchair racing sensation Tatyana McFadden muscled her way to her fourth victory at the Boston Marathon earlier today. “It was tough and there was a headwind,” McFadden tells PEOPLE. “I’m exhausted, but crossing the finish line definitely felt amazing. The crowd was really electric and helped carry all of us when we were tired and […]

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Tatyana, on The Today Show, Gives Tamron Hall a Lesson in Wheelchair Racing

6 Aug , 2015  

    It’s only a year until the Rio Olympics, where golf will re-enter the Games after more than 100 years. LPGA champ Cristie Kerr helps Matt Lauer and Carson Daly try a golf simulator. Other Olympic hopefuls on the plaza are Tatyana McFadden, who gives Tamron Hall a taste of wheelchair racing, and Jimmy […]

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Happy 25th Anniversary – Americans with Disabilities Act

26 Jul , 2015  

For the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Google is celebrating the spirit and vigilance of the leaders of the Disability Rights Movement, both past and present. I am so honored to have my portrait included at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. as part of this celebration. READ MORE


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Why I didn’t race in Red Bull’s Wings for Life World Run

24 May , 2015  

Several weeks ago I was suppose to race in Red Bull’s Wing for Life Run, a great cause to find the cure for spinal cord injury. Unfortunately, I had to decline the invitation. Please read my letter to them that was recently published in the News-Gazette. The word “can’t” is not in my vocabulary. I am […]

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