The nominations for alpine skiing in the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi came out today. Here's who will be representing my team, their websites so you can learn more about them and pictures of their faces so you can point them out to your friends and family during the opening ceremonies on March 7th!
Heath Calhoun, US Army, Bi-lateral above knee. This is his second Paralympics. He was the flag bearer for the 2010 games.
Chris Devlin-Young, US Coast Guard, spinal cord injury. This is his 5th Paralympics.
John Lujan, fellow Marine, spinal cord injury. This is his 1st Paralympics.
Joel Hunt, US Army, traumatic brain injury. This is his first Paralympics. (and no, Barrett his service dog will not be skiing with him although he's always at the finish line cheering on Joel)
Tyler Walker, civilian. This is his 3rd Paralympics.
Melanie Schwartz, Canadian civilian, single leg below knee. This is her 2nd time at the Paralympics but the first time for the USA. She went before for Canada.