Paralympic Athletes Making News in Pyeongchang

Olympic Athletes from Russia won gold at the Winter Paralympics

The Games continue until March 18.

On Sunday, no live broadcasting of Paralympic games was scheduled by the three major South Korean TV networks with broadcasting rights, namely SBS, MBC, and KBS, despite South Korean athletes competing in a number of winter sports including sledge hockey, wheelchair curling, alpine skiing, and cross-country skiing.

In his fifth Games, the skier will now look ahead to the 1.5-kilometre sprint classic race Tuesday night.

On Monday's first day of para-snowboard competition, Canada just missed the podium as Michelle Salt, of Calgary, posted a fourth-place finish in snowboard cross in the women's LL1 category, coming in second in the small final.

Hall won the slalom gold medal at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.

The 30-year-old finished seventh of the 32 competitors in the earlier men's super-G standing event, but after finishing third in the men's slalom standing event, he leapt up the aggregate table to take the bronze medal.

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"I've been doing sports for eight years now and I've had the highs and lows", an emotional Patmore said.

Schultz's gold medal was one of six the U.S. Paralympic Snowboarding team won.

"I think we're very strong-minded people and I think we can push past people's expectations", he said. We've had so many great skiers leading the way for me with my brother, Robin, who is now coaching us, and Colette Bourgonje. It is a technical event with a longer course and fewer gates than the slalom.

"My goggles fogged up as soon as I went over the line".

The junior center, who averaged 25.6 points and 12.7 rebounds per game in helping the Hawkeyes into the NCAA tournament, is one of 15 players named to an All-America team and one of only two from the Big Ten, joining Kelsey Mitchell of Ohio State. The team's record is now 3-2.

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