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Tompkins heads for Paralympic Games

...IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in Aspen, Colo., and is en route to Vancouver to compete in the downhill event at the Paralympic Games for Team USA. Tompkins, 41, was disqualified in Thursday's Super Combined after missing the last gate after not...
Team USA's Seth McBride shares Paralympic moments

...for the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Paralympic Games.Her Majesty The Queen opened...overwhelmed. The man who crashed his USA Paralympic Team quad rugby wheelchair into opponents...England was the birthplace of the Paralympic movement roughly 60 years ago and the...
Tompkins earns spot on 2010 Paralympic team

...the U.S. team for next month's Paralympic games in Vancouver. The opening the World Cup finals in his last Paralympic tune-up, finally found out he made...This will be Tompkins' third and final Paralympic go-round. "My expectations?" Tompkins...
Tompkins disqualified, Paralympic team announced

...medal. Next week, Tompkins will head to Vancouver for the Paralympic Games, where he will ski the downhill for the U.S. team. Paralympic Team Named VANCOUVER, BC - Paralympic gold medalists Allison Jones (Colorado Springs, CO), Chris...
Juneau's Seth McBride set to join Paralympic team in China

...duty. McBride will join the 2008 U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Team as they take on the world at the Paralympic Games in Beijing on September 6-17. This summer will be his first as a Paralympic competitor, though McBride already helped...
Joe Tompkins teammates

...following athletes on the 2014 U.S. Paralympic Team to compete in Sochi, Russia...TEAM USA NOTES:The 2014 U.S. Paralympic Team features 32 returning Paralympians...have won a combined haul of 50 Paralympic medals. The roster includes seven-time...
Putin thanks Paralympics for eschewing political divide

...instigate the Crimea crisis and thanked Paralympic leaders for not wading into the tensions...I would like to thank you for the Paralympic Games staying out of politics and the...translator, alongside International Paralympic Committee President Philip Craven...
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Photos: An Olympic Wave

Local Juneau athlete Joe Tompkins was acknowledged during a Thunder Mountain High School basketball game last weekend. Tompkins will be representing Team USA in the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, March 7-16. Tompkins is currently training at the Eaglecrest Ski Area.
Photo: Going Away For Gold

...Hilary's run at the Eaglecrest Ski Area this week. Tompkins is getting in final practice runs before leaving for the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, on March 7-16. A "Going Away" potluck party for Tompkins will be held Sunday in the Thunder...
Joe Tompkins' Paralympics journey ends with training injury

...crashing during a training run last Thursday, one day before his scheduled race in the sit-skiing downhill in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games at Sochi, Russia."I am doing fair, struggling a little bit," Tompkins said from his hospital room Sunday...


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