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Paralympian Casey Tibbs stays in the chase
Paralympian Casey Tibbs stays in the chase

The Paralympic Games don't get as much attention as the Olympics, but the stories are often more inspiring — among them, people who experience severe physical trauma and come out stronger on the other side. That's what happened with Casey Tibbs. Tibbs, who lost his leg below the knee in a motorcycle accident, is the first American active-duty military member to compete in the Paralympics, and between the Athens and Beijing Games has seen the view from all three podium positions competing in the 400-meter relay, pentathlon and long jump. He's on his way to his third Paralympics later this month, this time as an alternate in the long jump. He's doing just what his...

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