SPOTLIGHT

SPOTLIGHT

The Intersection of the Military and Sports

Active-Duty and Veteran Service Members Share the Drive Needed for Olympic and Paralympic Success

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The Paralympic Games were held in two locations in 1984. Wheelchair athletes with spinal cord injuries competed in Stoke Mandeville in the United Kingdom; amputee athletes, cerebral palsy athletes and visually impaired athletes competed in New York.

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When Peggy Fleming captured a gold medal in ladies' figure skating at the Grenoble 1968 Winter Olympic Games, she brought American figure skating back to the forefront and helped the event become one of the most popular at the Winter Olympic Games.
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