Sophia Herzog

Day in the Life: Sophia Herzog

Royan Paralympian, Swimmer 0 Comments

Day in the Life: Sophia Herzog   Sophia Herzog is a Paralympic silver medalist and Team USA Swimmer. At four feet tall, she towered over her competition in the 100m breast stroke at Rio. Sophia resides in the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center and was on the U.S. Paralympics Swimming Emerging Team twice in her career before making the national team in …

Lacey Jai Henderson

Day in the Life: Lacey Jai Henderson

Royan Paralympian, Runner, Track & Field 0 Comments

Day in the Life: Lacey Jai Henderson   Lacey Jai Henderson was just nine years old when her leg was amputated above the knee in a lifesaving measure after the diagnosis of a rare soft tissue tumor. It was a tough time for a young girl, but Lacey’s focus wasn’t on the negative. Instead, raised with the mindset that if you want …

Cassie Cava

Day in the Life: Cassie Cava

Royan Paralympian, Snowboarder 0 Comments

Day in the Life: Cassie Cava   Cassie Cava is a 24 year-old Paralympic Snowboarding Candidate, Great Britain Parasnowboard and Paratriathlon Team Member. After six years of limited and painful activity following a failed reconstructive surgery, Cassie had her right foot amputated below the knee in October 2015. She just finished her first season racing on the Parasnowboard World Cup Circuit and …

Day in the Life: Rudy Garcia-Tolson

Royan Paralympian, Swimmer, Triathlete 0 Comments

Day in the Life: Rudy Garcia-Tolson   Paralympic Gold Medalist, World Record Holder and Ironman Triathlete Rudy Garcia-Tolson is on the #RoadToRio, competing in his fourth Paralympic Games. Rudy will be a favorite for gold in the men’s swimming 200IM and 100m breaststroke competitions. Since his first Paralympic Games in 2004 at the age of 16, Rudy has become an ambassador for …

Owen Pick

Day in the Life: Owen Pick

Royan Paralympian, Snowboarder 0 Comments

Day in the Life: Owen Pick   Owen Pick is a soldier who lost a leg in Afghanistan and is now a snowboard sensation… He tried out the sport after being discharged from the Army and within 18 months got ranked in the top ten.   The 23 year-old’s skills and daredevil spirit have made him a prime contender for the 2018 …