Paralympic Games http://www.kunc.org en From War In The Desert To 'Murder Ball On Ice' http://www.kunc.org/post/war-desert-murder-ball-ice <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wULh4froE7k</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:16:00 +0000 Quil Lawrence 54494 at http://www.kunc.org From War In The Desert To 'Murder Ball On Ice' Pakistani Military Hopes Rehab Will Lead Men To Paralympics http://www.kunc.org/post/pakistani-military-hopes-rehab-will-lead-men-paralympics Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Audie Cornish.<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>And I'm Robert Siegel. Over the past decade, more than 3,000 Pakistani soldiers have been killed in the war against Islamist militants along the border with Afghanistan. We're about to hear a story now about some of the nearly 10,000 who have come home but wounded. Many end up in the Armed Forces Institute for Rehabilitative Medicine in Rawalpindi. It's the top veterans hospital in Pakistan. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 21:54:00 +0000 Dina Temple-Raston 38445 at http://www.kunc.org From War To Competition: Vets In Paralympics http://www.kunc.org/post/war-competition-vets-paralympics Transcript <p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>A marathon around the city of London wraps up the 2012 Paralympics Games today. They're the biggest, best-attended games in the history of the event, which began as an exhibition of World War II veterans, also in London, at the 1948 Olympics. Veterans from recent wars are returning to the competition now to find a very competitive tournament, and one in which the United States seems to be playing catch-up.<p>NPR's Quil Lawrence has attended the games. He joins us now from outside London. Sun, 09 Sep 2012 11:24:00 +0000 33387 at http://www.kunc.org A Star At U.S. Open, NFL Opens, Paralympics To Close http://www.kunc.org/post/star-us-open-nfl-opens-paralympics-close Transcript <p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST: <p>This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Scott Simon. Time for sports.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)<p>SIMON: (Singing) Ah, to remember the kind of September.... The seasons are flipping, and so Serena's poised to win again, not just today. NFL season opens in earnest, and the real Olympic spirit still lives on in London. Sat, 08 Sep 2012 12:16:00 +0000 33364 at http://www.kunc.org Armless Archer Matt Stutzman Describes How He Shoots A Bow — And Wins Medals http://www.kunc.org/post/armless-archer-matt-stutzman-describes-how-he-shoots-bow-and-wins-medals American Paralympian Matt Stutzman won the silver medal in archery this week, a feat he accomplished despite being born without arms. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 22:18:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 33342 at http://www.kunc.org Armless Archer Matt Stutzman Describes How He Shoots A Bow — And Wins Medals