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Paralympic Gold Medal-Winning Swimmer Mallory Weggemann Almost Retired After an Arm Injury

At the 2012 Paralympic Games, Mallory Weggemann won gold in the 50-meter freestyle under the S8 classification, just four years after being paralyzed from an epidural injection. Yet two years later she faced another challenge when a freak accident caused permanent nerve damage in her left arm and she had to re-learn to swim.

September 8, 2016
People by: Julie Mazziotta

25 Things You Don’t Know About Paralympic Swimmer Brad Snyder (‘I Secretly Yearn to Be Named the Next Bachelor’)

Five years after losing his eyesight in Afghanistan (the naval lieutenant stepped on an explosive device while trying to help bomb-blast victims), swimmer Brad Snyder is set to add even more Paralympic medals to his collection. Before the three-time medalist hit the pool in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he shared 25 interesting facts about himself exclusively with Us Weekly.

September 8, 2016
US Magazine by: Cara Sprunk

Eagan's Mallory Weggemann to swim at Rio Paralympics, determined to overcome latest setback

Along the way to becoming a Paralympic gold medalist, Mallory Weggemann liked to say that swimming saved her. When her life took another unexpected turn, she was afraid the sport that kept her afloat might be lost to her forever.

September 7, 2016
Star Tribune by: Rachel Blount

Paralympic champion Brad Snyder has singular mission in Rio

As Brad Snyder stood atop the podium in the London Aquatics Centre at the 2012 Paralympics, a gold medal dangling from his neck, he heard cheers from the crowd.

September 6, 2016
USA Today by: Callie Caplan

Paralympian Brad Snyder is blind. Swimming helps him face his new reality.

Brad Snyder still sees the pool spread out around him, vivid as ever, his blindness be damned, as sure as he can feel the water against his limbs. He sees the wake forming behind him as he churns through his lane and the black lines on the bottom and the bright colors of the lane lines, guiding him to the wall. When he really gets going, flying along at race pace, he can make himself forget he is blind. Those are the moments he lives for, the moments that carry him back, more than anything else, to his old life.

September 6, 2016
The Washington Post by: Dave Sheinin

Cheer On These Military Paralympians As They Go for Gold

The Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games might be over, but the Paralympics are just gearing up!

September 1, 2016
DoD News by: Katie Lange

Twin Cities Paralympic swimmer aiming for more gold in Rio Games

Mallory Weggemann captured gold in the 2012 Paralympic Games but a severe hand injury in 2014 made retirement, not Rio, a likelihood.

August 29, 2016
MPR News by: Emma Sapong

Paralympic swimmer Mallory Weggemann ready for Rio

LAKEVILLE, Minn. -- A swimming champion from Eagan leaves Minnesota Friday to compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games.

August 29, 2016
Kare 11 by: Heidi Wigdahl

Eagan swimmer Mallory Weggemann ready for second Paralympic Games

It was supposed to be a routine epidural injection. Instead, it was life-altering for Mallory Weggemann.

August 29, 2016
Twin Cities Pioneer Press by: BOB SANSEVERE

Blind Baltimore swimmer heading to Rio Paralympics

Baltimore, Md. (WMAR) - Monday was a typical morning at the Loyola University pool. Brad Snyder put in his laps. His coach Brian Loeffler, like always, watched closely. So is Gizzy. Brad’s guide dog. Brad is blind.

August 23, 2016
ABC 2 News by: Shawn Stepner


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