“My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things it interferes with. Don’t be disabled in spirit as well as physically.” -Stephen Hawking
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” -Francis of Assisi
“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” ―Helen Keller
“Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you’re needed by someone.”
World Cup Skiing
Ofterschwang Germany, Mikaela Shiffrin won her second consecutive overall World Cup championship. The World Cup Finals for this year are scheduled for the weekend of March 17-18 (St. Patrick's Day) with five races on the agenda. Shiffrin will probably withdraw from from the downhill and the super-G because she has the championship all wrapped up. At 22, Mikaela Shiffrin is the youngest American the win the overall championship more than one time.
Shiffrin said in an interview, about Friday's race, "...I didn't want to throw away everything (crash) ...when I got to the final pitch I was thinking 'Okay, don't do something stupid...'"
The 2018 Winter Paralympics, officially known as the XII Paralympic Winter Games, are being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from the 9th to the 18th of March, 2018.
The Winter Paralympic Games is an international multi-sport event where athletes with physical challenges compete. This includes athletes with challenges like mobility, amputations, blindness, and cerebral palsy, for example. These are the real heroes.
Competitions in the 2018 Winter Paralympics will be held in 6 Winter Paralympic sports, with 80 medal events in total. Snowboarding will be expanded into a separate discipline for 2018, with 10 medal events.
Longmont Trojans won the State Basketball Championship (Class 4A) for the first time since 1942.
What Colorado towns and cities are closest to these places of interest? Match the letter to the number.
1. Sand Dunes National Park A. Canon City
2. State Capitol Building B. Burlington
3. Black Canyon of the Gunnison C. Denver
4. Air Force Academy D. Alamosa
5. Royal Gorge E. Estes Park
6. Kit Carson County Carousel F. Colorado Springs
7. Rocky Mountain National Park G. Montrose
Bolder Boulder Beer
Memorial Day the famous Bolder Boulder 10K race will celebrate its 40th run. Longmont's Oskar Blues Brewery will make 300,000 cans Labeled Bolder Boulder in commemoration of the race.
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