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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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Come Help Raise Money for Spina Bifida Research

13 Jan , 2015  

  Come join me on February 13 at one of the premiere fundraising events in Chicago. Last year more than $2M was raised to support 18 local charities. I am supporting the Illinois Spina Bifida. The party starts at 5:30pm with a private reception and the floor opens at 7pm with more food, drink and […]

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Top 14 Women of 2014

22 Dec , 2014  

So humbled that I was chosen as one of the top 14 women of 2014!!!! Beginning with the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Winter Games, and moving on to world championships and other major events, U.S. athletes starred on the world stage this year with memorable and historic performances. Here are 14 U.S. […]

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Tatyana McFadden named USOC Female Athlete of the Month

8 Nov , 2014  

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout October earned Paralympic track & field athlete Tatyana McFadden (Clarksville, Md.) and alpine skier Ted Ligety (Park City, Utah) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the beach volleyball team of Kerri Walsh Jennings (Saratoga, Calif.) and April Ross (Costa Mesa, Calif.) received Team of the Month honors, the […]

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Message from a Fan

8 Nov , 2014  

I found this today on Facebook. I’m so honored! Click on the image to embiggen and read.– T

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Follow Taytana at the Oita Marathon

6 Nov , 2014  

This Sunday, Nov.9th is the 34th Annual Oita Marathon in Oita, Japan. You can follow Tatyana racing live at Saturday evening, 9pm EST at: http://www.wheelchair-marathon.com/contents/live/live.html

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Tatyana McFadden wins New York City Marathon, makes more history

2 Nov , 2014  

NEW YORK — Tatyana McFadden captured the second-ever marathon Grand Slam, winning the New York City Marathon women’s wheelchair division on Sunday on top of her titles in Boston, London and Chicago earlier this year. Who was the first athlete, able-bodied or wheelchair, to win four major marathons in one year? Also McFadden, who also won Boston, London, […]

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Team USA Endurance Takes On New York City Marathon

1 Nov , 2014  

  New York — It might have been Halloween, but Gene Derkack wasn’t fooling around. “How about if we run the mile at what will be Meb’s marathon pace, about 4:54?” Silence. “Or how about Tatyana’s pace, about 3:54?” After a quick chorus of “No ways,” a dozen or so Team USA Endurance members set […]