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July 3

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2018

Summit Challenge Returns to National Ability Center on Saturday, August 25 to Celebrate All Abilities

The multi-distance cycling race travels through the scenic mountains and valleys of Summit and Wasatch counties   PARK CITY, UTAH (July 3, 2018) – […]

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April 3

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2018

Winter Paralympic Games Highlight Importance of Adaptive Sports Diplomacy Programs

As the PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games commence on March 9, the U.S. Department of State is recognizing the important issues of disability rights and […]

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March 22

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2018 Paralympics: Brenna Huckaby finds passion, medals in snowboarding

USA TODAY profiles top U.S. Paralympians to watch in Pyeongchang.  With a background in gymnastics, Brenna Huckaby’s first reaction when she tried snowboarding was […]

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March 22

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2018

National Ability Center athletes compete at Paralympics in PyeongChang

Click here for the news coverage featuring NAC Athlete Noah Elliott! The National Ability Center provides adaptive recreation and outdoor adventures for individuals and families […]

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March 22

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2018

Live Your Own Life: The Journey of Paralympic Athlete Saylor O’Brien

By: Lisa Niver While watching the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang on television, I wondered how the athletes got started and how they had […]

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March 19

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2018

Team USA won a load of medals at the Pyeongchang Paralympics. The National Ability Center in Park City gets an assist.

When he was undergoing treatment for the cancer that would eventually take his left leg, Noah Elliott happened to catch a glimpse of his […]

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March 16

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2018

Salt Lake’s Brenna Huckaby earns her 2nd Paralympic gold with simple strategy — have fun

Brenna Huckaby unleashed her best on the slopes of Jeongseon hoping to outrace the pressure of expectation and chasing a dream born in a […]

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March 16

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2018

Courtesy of Judy Tolman Utah teen teaches Korean kids to ski in Pyeongchang

A Utah teenager had the opportunity in March to travel to South Korea to teach Korean kids with disabilities how to ski. Colson Tolman, […]

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March 16

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2018

Local athletes inspires Olympic dreams

The week following both the summer and winter Olympic games plays host to the Paralympics, an opportunity for the world’s best disabled athletes to […]

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February 27

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2018

Would-be Olympians can bobsled, curl and luge at these North American rinks, tracks and slopes

The rush of bobsledding, the thrill of lugeing, the, yes, grace of curling. If you’re feeling swept away by the athleticism, the drama, the […]

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