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 of her belief that her home IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships in Cable, Wisconsin, could help attract a new generation of athletes to the sport.
McFadden made the transition from athletics to snow before the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, where she went on to win a silver medal in the 1km cross-country sprint sitting.
The 25-year-old is one of the most recognized para-athletes in the US, with a grand total of 11 gold medals from IPC Athletics World Championships and three from summer Paralympic Games. In 2014 she also became the first athlete, able-bodied or wheelchair racer, to complete the marathon Grand Slam back-to-back. READ MORE