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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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McFadden eyeing unprecedented sweep of Paralympic gold medals at Rio 2016

22 Apr , 2016  

American wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden is confident she has what it takes to win seven gold medals at this year’s Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as she aims to become the first athlete to sweep every distance. Speaking here today ahead of her quest to win a fourth consecutive London Marathon on Sunday (April […]

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Tatyana Teams up with Coke for Rio Games

6 Aug , 2015  

In celebration of “One Year Out” from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Coca-Cola today announced its partnership with a diverse group of U.S. athletes who will be the face of the brand through the Games. The “six pack” of athletes are made up of five Olympic champions and one Paralympic champion from swimming and soccer […]

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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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Usain Bolt runs as guide for blind Paralympic champion Guilhermina in Rio

19 Apr , 2015  

Brazil’s three-time Paralympic sprinting champion Terezinha Guilhermina unveiled her new guide on Saturday (18 April) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, none other than Jamaica’s six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt! Bolt was in the host city of next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games to promote the Mano a Mano Challenge at the Brazilian Jockey Club and, […]

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