Five things to know about Paralympics in Pyeongchang

Five things to know about Paralympics in Pyeongchang

Five things to know about Paralympics in Pyeongchang

"To have us all working together for that goal - that podium - is phenomenal".

NBC will provide more than 250 hours of coverage across all its platforms - NBC, NBCSN, Olympic Channel, and the NBC Sports app.

Wheelchair Curling appeared for the first time during the 2006 Torino Winter Games.

The decision to march separately was made on Thursday following a lengthy meeting between the respective National Paralympic Committees (NPCs).

The 29-year-old mono skier competed in Vancouver in 2010 but after a serious crash at Sochi 2014 had to undergo severe surgery resulting in a lengthy and tortuous return to Paralympic-levels of fitness.

Paralympics GB star Kelly Gallagher is in Pyeongchang for her third Winter Games and has a simple message for the British public: Don't tell me we're not a winter sports nation.

Funds will be paid to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) and the Korea Paralympic Committee, the ministry said in a written statement.

Schultz enters the Paralympics as one of the top snowboarders in the world having won a silver medal in banked slalom at the 2017 world championships.

Nordic skier Sin Eui-hyun seeks to become the first to win Paralympic gold. The remaining athletes compete on Saturday.

"And if you look at the history of winter sports, the Brits are all over it". The United States has the largest team with 74 athletes, which includes six guides for visually impaired athletes.

The 2018 Games will mark the biggest winter Paralympics to date, with more than 560 athletes vying for over 80 medals.

Starting with the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul, South Korea, and the Winter Games in 1992 in Albertville, France, the games coincided with the Olympic Games.

Meanwhile Mexico's sole competitor, Arly Aristides Velasquez Penaloza, carried his country's flag into the stadium with the weight of four years' recovery on his shoulders.

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