Impossible Stories

Athletes who inspire us to keep moving.

Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft is hard on the edge of her skis during a race. Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft is hard on the edge of her skis during a race.

These inspiring stories show us what is possible when we push the limits of human mobility.

  • SNOWBOARDING

    Hailey
    Langland

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  • Andrea Eskau competing in Para cross-country skiing. Andrea Eskau competing in Para cross-country skiing.

    PARA CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

    Andrea
    Eskau

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  • HOCKEY

    John
    Snesar

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  • Lauren Woolstencroft wearing her gold medal and a speed suit while holding her helmet. Lauren Woolstencroft wearing her gold medal and a speed suit while holding her helmet.

    PARA ALPINE SKIING

    Lauren
    Woolstencroft

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  • MOUNTAINEERING

    Sudarshan
    Gautam

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  • Han Min-Su wears a look of determination as he pilots his hockey sledge on the ice. Han Min-Su wears a look of determination as he pilots his hockey sledge on the ice.

    PARA ICE HOCKEY

    Han
    Min-Su

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  • SNOWBOARDING

    Belle
    Brockhoff

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  • Michael Milton competing in Para alpine skiing. Michael Milton competing in Para alpine skiing.

    PARA ALPINE SKIING

    Michael
    Milton

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  • SNOWBOARDING

    Carle
    Brenneman

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  • Seun Adigun smiles and points at her bobsleigh helmet. Seun Adigun smiles and points at her bobsleigh helmet.

    ATHLETICS / BOBSLEIGH

    Seun
    Adigun

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  • SNOWBOARDING

    Chloé
    Trespeuch

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  • Tatyana McFadden sitting in her racing chair. Tatyana McFadden sitting in her racing chair.

    PARA ATHLETICS

    Tatyana
    McFadden

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  • SNOWBOARDING

    Eva
    Samková

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  • Rami Anis in swim cap and goggles. Rami Anis in swim cap and goggles.

    SWIMMING

    Rami
    Anis

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  • SNOWBOARDING

    Isabel
    Clark Ribeiro

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  • Tyrone Pillay is pumped up and staring seriously into the camera in a tank top. Tyrone Pillay is pumped up and staring seriously into the camera in a tank top.

    PARA ATHLETICS

    Tyrone
    Pillay

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  • SNOWBOARDING

    Lindsey
    Jacobellis

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  • Although he lost his sight in battle, Brad Snyder directs his eyes up and away as if looking toward a podium with his goggles on his forehead. Although he lost his sight in battle, Brad Snyder directs his eyes up and away as if looking toward a podium with his goggles on his forehead.

    PARA SWIMMING

    Brad
    Snyder

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  • BOXING

    Barbara
    Buttrick

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  • Lucy Ogechukwu Ejike smiling in front of her barbell. Lucy Ogechukwu Ejike smiling in front of her barbell.

    PARA POWERLIFTING

    Lucy Ogechukwu
    Ejike

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  • The Luik triplets standing with their arms around each other and an Estonian flag around their shoulders. The Luik triplets standing with their arms around each other and an Estonian flag around their shoulders.

    ATHLETICS

    Luik
    Triplets

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  • Shane Gould in the water in a bright yellow swim cap. Shane Gould in the water in a bright yellow swim cap.

    SWIMMING

    Shane
    Gould

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  • Zola Budd pictured in a pink zip-up jacket. Zola Budd pictured in a pink zip-up jacket.

    ATHLETICS

    Zola
    Budd

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