Athletes to Watch: On the Road to Sochi 2014, Week 41

After 41 weeks of sharing, we’re to the end of our Athletes to Watch series. The 2014 Paralympic Games wrapped up this past weekend and the United States ended up ranked eighth, tallying 18 medals. Of those 18, eight women captured ten medals – let’s give a huge shout out to these fierce ladies:

 

US Paralympic Team - Opening Ceremonies
US Paralympic Team – Opening Ceremonies

Stephanie Jallen, Women’s Super-G, Standing – Bronze Medal
Allison Jones, Women’s Downhill, Standing – Bronze Medal
Alana Nichols, Women’s Downhill, Sitting – Silver Medal
Oksana Masters, Women’s 12km, Sitting – Silver Medal; Women’s 5km, Sitting – Bronze Medal
Tatyana McFaddenWomen’s 1km Sprint, Sitting – Silver Medal
Amy Purdy, Women’s Para Snowboard Cross, Standing – Bronze Medal
Laurie Stephens, Women’s Super-G, Sitting – Bronze Medal; Women’s Downhill, Sitting – Bronze Medal
Danielle Umstead, Women’s Super Combined, Visually Impaired – Bronze Medal

View the final 2014 Paralympic Games standings and news HERE.

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