| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:10 PM
CHULA VISTA, Calif --David Wagnerdidn't choose to play wheelchair tennis, but he now embraces it.
“I went and tried it out and I just fell in love with the sport and couldn`t get enough of it,” Wagner said after a recent workout at the...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:36 PM
SAN DIEGO -- When people see Daryl Sterling play table tennis, they usually give him the same comments.
“Their reaction is either ‘can you beat Forrest Gump? Are you Forrest Gump?’” Sterling said with a chuckle.
He's not Forrest...
| Aug 11, 2011
In a couple of weeks Jamie Schanbaum will head back to Austin for her junior year--but three years ago the University of Texas turned into the school of hard knocks.
Jamie remembered going from feeling fine to near death.
"I was admitted to the hospital...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Chicago cyclist Greta Neimanas finished seventh Thursday in the 3,000-meter individual pursuit, her first race at the 2012 Paralympics.
"Didn't have the race I wanted or that I can do," she tweeted. "Sometimes it happens. On to the next day & next...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Tatyana McFadden is 2-for-2 in her drive for five.
The University of Illinois junior won Wednesday's wheelchair 800 meters at the Paralympic Games in London.
McFadden led from start to finish in a time of 1 minute, 47.01 seconds. Edith Wolf of...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 5:13 PM
From one track to another, 11 years later.
A horrific crash on September 15th, 2001 in Germany cost Italian Formula 1 driver Alex Zanardi both of his legs, amputated below the knee.
Doctors say Zanardi shouldn't have even survived the wreck. But just...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 10:02 PM
CHULA VISTA, Calif. - Sprinter Blake Leeper just got a pair of fresh legs in March that he'll use at three Paralympics events.
“This is the ‘Cheetah Blade’, made by Ossur. It's all carbon fiber,” the 22-year-old San Diego...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:12 PM
Lifestyle may make a difference for those living with Alzheimer's
Dr. Heather Snyder talks about the research being presented at this week's Alzheimer's AssociationInternational Conference. Dr. Snyder says lifestyle factors such as alcohol use, sleep...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Now that the Summer Olympics have ended, the really amazing athletes head to London for the Paralympic Games, including one that has set all sorts of records and has never seen one of them.
Lex Gillette is a blind athlete who lives...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 3:31 PM
27-year old, Mark LeBlanc's never been to London, but that will change tomorrow. He's hopping on a plane to hit the waters to compete in the 2012 Paralympics. He's part of the 2012 U.S. Paralympics Sailing team.
"I'm hoping for a medal. I know I got...
| Jan 4, 2009
Nick Scandone, an Orange County sailor who won a gold medal at the 2008 Paralympic Games in China six years after having been stricken with Lou Gehrig's disease, died Friday at his Fountain Valley home. He was 42.
Sailing since he was 8, Scandone was...
| Sep 14, 2008
For most of us horse nuts, watching the Olympic riders on television is as close as we get to seeing horses and riders of that caliber.
Anna Pedersen of Columbiagot much, much closer.
Pedersen, a fifth-year veterinary student at the University of Sydney...