Skiing

Amputee Skier Wins Paralympic Gold, Says She Is ‚ÄėOn Cloud Nine‚Äô

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An American skier, who suffered¬†birth defects due to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, has won the gold medal in the Winter Paralympics.¬†Oksana Masters’s¬†story is certainly an example of¬†‚ÄėAbility beyond Disability‚Äô. The Paralympian said she was ‚Äúon cloud nine‚ÄĚ after the win,¬†Hindustan Times reported. That feeling when your dream finally comes true, you realize miracles do happen […]

Manali Girl Aanchal Thakur Gets India’s First International Medal In Skiing

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Thanks to Manali resident¬†Aanchal Thakur, India has received its first-ever international medal in skiing. This 21-year-old girl clinched bronze in the coveted Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup organised by the Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS) ‚ÄĒ¬†skiing’s¬†international governing body ‚ÄĒ at the¬†Palandoken¬†Ski¬†Centre¬†in Erzurum in Turkey. She won the bronze medal in the slalom race category. Finally something […]