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Cape skier blazes trail for others

Jan 30, 2011

From: Portland Press Herald, Published January 30, 2011 Born with one leg, Christina Kouros is helping to change the landscape of Maine high school athletics CAPE ELIZABETH – Christina Kouros leaned over one of three waxing tables propped on the yellow-painted concrete floor of what in autumn serves as the high school football locker room. With a small red tool the size and shape of a ballpoint pen, she scraped […]

America East feature video on Northeast Passage & UNH Athletics

Jan 26, 2011

The unique relationship between the Northeast Passage, which works with disabled student-athletes, and the University of New Hampshire is profiled. Watch Full Video>>

Taylor Chace named USOC Paralympic SportsMan of the year

Jan 25, 2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 2010 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team and defenseman Taylor Chace (Hampton Falls, N.H.) were honored today with 2010 United States Olympic Committee awards. After capturing the Paralympic Winter Games gold medal in Vancouver, B.C., last March, the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team was named the USOC Paralympic Team of the Year, while Chace was named the USOC Paralympic SportsMan of the Year. Read Full Article>>

New sport, new challenge for paraplegic

Jan 3, 2011

From: Portland Press Herald, Published January 3, 2011 Left paraplegic by a fall three years ago, Greely grad Marlon Shepard takes on competitive adaptive Nordic skiing. RUMFORD — As a red-jacketed volunteer counted down “3 … 2 … 1,” Marlon Shepard leaned forward, dug his ski poles into the slick, hard-packed snow and set off through a light drizzle. He quickly gained speed but just as quickly lost it, tipping […]