U.S. Paralympics

U.S. Paralympics

Mar 13 Gallery presented by The Hartford: Day 6

By Joe Kusumoto and Getty Images | March 13, 2014, 3:30 p.m. (ET)

On Day 6 of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team shutout No. 1 Canada 3-0 in the semifinal to advance to the gold medal game against Russia. U.S. alpine skier Mark Bathum and his guide Cade Yamamoto placed fourth in the slalom while U.S. wheelchair curling secured a fifth place finish in their competition. Snowboarders also practiced on Day 6 in preparation for the first-ever Paralympic snowboard cross competition on Day 7.

Amy Purdy, ranked No. 2 in the world with teammate Heidi Jo Duce, looks at the course for the inaugural Paralympic snowboard cross competition, which is March 14 at the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.


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