University of Illinois freshman Ray Martin, who won four gold medals in wheelchair track at the
Martin, 18, of Jersey City, N.J., won all four Paralympic races he entered – the 100, 200, 400 and 800 meters.
Martin was born with a disorder known as arthrogyrposis that affects joint flexibility from his ankles to his neck.
Swimmer Jessica Long of Baltimore, winner of eight Paralympic medals (five gold), was named the Paralympic SportsWoman of the Year.
Another Baltimore swimmer,