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  1. Amy Van Dyken-Rouen takes steps using walker

    Injured Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has posted videos on social media of herself taking steps with the help of a walker and a bionic exoskeleton device.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  2. Amy Van Dyken-Rouen leaves hospital after two months of rehabilit...

    Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen rolled through the hospital doors in her sleek-looking purple wheelchair, her familiar smile on her face and her bubbly personality ready to be unleashed.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  3. Amy Van Dyken-Rouen leaving Colorado hospital

    Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen is being released from a Denver-area hospital to continue her rehabilitation after an all-terrain vehicle crash left the 41-year-old paralyzed just below the waist.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  4. Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen out of ICU

    Olympic champion swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has been moved from intensive care to a regular hospital room, nine days after severing her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle accident.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2014
  5. Amy Van Dyken-Rouen's condition still uncertain

    Six-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen is still paralyzed a week after severing her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle accident, though doctors are not sure if it will be permanent.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  6. Brazilian Olympian Lais Souza fighting for her life after skiing ...

    A Brazilian gymnast who was expected to compete in freestyle skiing at the Sochi Olympics is unable to move her arms or legs and can't breathe on her own after she hit a tree while skiing in Utah this week, doctors said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  7. Lolo Jones causes stir over Eric LeGrand Twitter gaffe

    Hurdler Lolo Jones trash-talked about head injuries to former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand after he jokingly challenged her to a race on Twitter. What she didn't know was the defensive tackle was paralyzed in a game.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  8. Israel bars Palestinian Paralympian Khamis Zakout from pre-Olympi...

    Israel has barred a paralyzed Palestinian athlete who lives in Gaza from an Olympics celebration sponsored by the British government.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  9. Amanda McGrory rules wheelchair race scene

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    Paralyzed from the waist down as a child, Amanda McGrory has turned her disability into success, inspiration and -- if things go her way -- a ticket to the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  10. Former national women's slalom champion Jill Kinmont Boothe dies ...

    Jill Kinmont Boothe, the skiing champion who became a painter and a teacher after she was paralyzed during a race and was the subject of a book and two Hollywood films, has died. She was 75.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2012
  11. Lawyer -- Deal reached to care for paralyzed gymnast

    A champion Chinese gymnast who was paralyzed in an accident at the 1998 Goodwill Games is grateful toward the United States after reaching a deal with insurance companies and USA Gymnastics to provide her with medical care and rehabilitation in China, alo

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  12. Injured gymnast Sang Lan sues Time Warner, United States Gymnasti...

    A champion Chinese gymnast paralyzed in an accident at the 1998 Goodwill Games filed a $1.8 billion lawsuit against the former AOL Time Warner Inc. media and entertainment company and the U.S. Gymnastics Federation on Thursday, saying they and others brok

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  13. Organizers: Injured ceremony dancer could be paralyzed

    A dancer who was injured during a rehearsal for the Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony could be paralyzed, Games organizers said on Monday after weeks of speculation.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2008
  14. Chinese gymnast making 'miraculous' recovery from spinal injury

    Chinese gymnast Wang Yan is making a "truly miraculous" recovery after breaking her neck in a horrific fall at last month's national championships and has regained some ability to move her arm and legs, according to newspaper reports Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2007
  15. Wang likely paralyzed for life after fall in competition

    Chinese gymnast Wang Yan is expected to paralyzed for life following a fall from the uneven bars during the national championships, a key warmup for the Beijing Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2007
  16. Father, paralyzed son ready for final Ironman race

    Rick Hoyt has cerebral palsy and can't talk or walk. But that hasn't stopped him and his father, Dick, from running nearly 1,000 marathons and triathlons over 27 years.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2006