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Paralympics: UA grad locked in on 2016 Rio Games

Paralympics: UA grad locked in on 2016 Rio Games

Steven Toyoji says attending the 2008 Paralympics, above, was an experience of a lifetime. He's even more excited for Rio.

July 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Paralympics: University of Arizona grad locked in on 2016 Rio Games

Paralympics: University of Arizona grad locked in on 2016 Rio Games

Steven Toyoji had the experience of a lifetime at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing but missed out on going to London last summer.

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Sports shorts: Penalty-kick goal boosts Wildcats over Houston

The Arizona Wildcats came out firing Sunday in Tempe, but needed Alex Smith's goal on a penalty kick in the 67th minute to defeat Houston 2-1 at the Sun Devil Desert Classic soccer tournament.

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Classifying Paralympians sometimes gets a tad tricky

Classifying Paralympians sometimes gets a tad tricky

Runner Oscar Pistorius is classed as a double amputee below the knee and is eligible to compete only against others in the same category.

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Classifying Paralympians sometimes gets a tad tricky

Classifying Paralympians sometimes gets a tad tricky

LONDON - Double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius hasn't been able to skip one of the games' biggest bureaucratic hurdles: the Paralympics disability classification system.

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Paralympics added to résumé

Paralympics added to résumé

Bryan Barten, who coaches the UA's wheelchair tennis team, is a veteran of the U.S. national team but has never been to the Paralympics.

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Paralympics added to résumé

Paralympics added to résumé

Noah Yablong, who played wheelchair tennis at the UA and graduated this year, will join coach Bryan Barten in London next week. Both are first-time Paralympians.

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Paralympics added to résumé

Paralympics added to résumé

Bryan Barten had called "shotgun," entitling him to a spot in the front passenger seat of his friend's Dodge Stealth twin turbo. But it was dumping rain in Michigan that day in 1997, and another buddy sent him to the backseat rather than debate and get wet.

August 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Two Tucsonans will compete in tennis at Paralympics

Bryan Barten had called “shotgun,” entitling him to a spot in the passenger seat of his friend’s Dodge Stealth twin turbo. But it was dumping rain in Michigan that day in 1997, and another buddy sent him to the backseat rather than debate and get wet.

August 11, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…
Patrick Finley: His vision comes from dedication

Patrick Finley: His vision comes from dedication

You can get to London from Tucson by bus. Don't believe me? Ask Tanner Gers, who, for months last year, spent his Saturdays waking up an hour before the sun rose and riding shotgun in his wife's car toward the Greyhound station downtown.

June 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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