Pictures: Disabled veterans brave elements in climb up Mt. McKinley
Disabled Sports USA - Warfighter Sports took five disabled veterans up Mt. McKinley in Alaska, the tallest mountain on the continent. The team - four of whom are missing one or two legs - braved blistering winds, avalanches and heavy snow while trying to make it to the top. To read about the climb, click here.
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Kirk Bauer, who lost his left leg in a grenade attack in the Vietnam War, sits outside his home in Catonsville. The northern California native is executive director of Disabled Sports USA, an organization that helps veterans regain confidence and strength through sports after suffering a disability. On Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. the Rolling Road Golf Club, Bauer will talk about his experiences as and four other wounded vets attempted to climb Mt. McKinley earlier this summer.