Going for Gold!
This month, NBC announced an unprecedented move for the network as they will cover 94 hours of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games on television - an increase from 52 hours that were broadcasted from Sochi. The world of adaptive sports is gaining more exposure and more appreciation for what these athletes have to overcome on a daily basis to excel in their sports and every day life.
Mike Schultz, above the left knee amputee, will be participating in his first Paralympic Games in Snowboarding Boardercross and Banked Slalom as an athlete first, business owner second. Thirty athletes from six different countries will be wearing prosthetic equipment that Mike built.
Oksana Masters, double above the knee amputee, will be participating in her fourth Paralympic Games, second Winter in Nordic Skiing and Biathlon where she received silver and bronze at the Sochi Games. She also owns a bronze in Rowing from the London 2012 Games.
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