Portrait in The Telegraph by Richard Booth of British paralympic athlete Josie Pearson. Josie Pearson competed in Beijing 2008 on the G.B. wheelchair rugby team. For London 2012 she's competing in track and field, or as it's officially titled, Athletics.
Olympic dreams: Teenager who was born without legs and is the youngest athlete on the U.S. Paralympic hockey team is a shining star as he goes for gold in Sochi. Brody Roybal was born with no legs but found sled hockey was his passion at the age of seven By age 12, Roybal was so good that he started playing with an adult team. Now Roybal is the youngest U.S. Paralympic athlete. The team is the subject of a PBS documentary called Ice Warriors that begins airing Monday.<3
Sidney Crosby was drafted in 2005 and was one of the only rookies to ever score 102 points as a rookie. He scored the game winning goal for Team Canada in Vancouver in the 2010 Olympics. He is also the youngest captain to ever hoist the Stanley Cup.