The 2018 Paralympics are just weeks away. Here are all the U.S. para-athletes that will be competing.
More than 600 athletes from 45 countries will compete in the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games next month. The 10-day competition runs from March 9-18 in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, the Republic of Korea. Team USA has been announcing the para-athletes that will compete in 80 medal events covering six sports, including alpine skiing, biathlon, cross country skiing, para ice hockey, snowboarding and wheelchair curling. Below, meet the 2018 U.S. Paralympic teams:
Name, Hometown, Classification
Arlene Cohen, Breckenridge, Colo., LL2
Brittani Coury, Durango, Colo., LL2
Noah Elliott, Saint Louis, Mo., LL1
Keith Gabel, Ogden, Utah, LL2
Brenna Huckaby, Salt Lake City, Utah, LL1
Mark Mann, Woodbury, Minn., LL1
Mike Minor, Waymart, Pa., UL
Amy Purdy, Silverthorne, Colo., LL1
Nicole Roundy, Salt Lake City, Utah, LL1
Mike Schultz, Saint Cloud, Minn., LL1
Jimmy Sides, Silverthorne, Colo., UL
Mike Shea, Castaic, Calif., LL2
Michael Spivey, Abilene, Texas, UL
Evan Strong Maui, Hawaii, LL2
Name, Classification, Hometown
Jasmin Bambur, LW11, Granby, Colo.
Mark Bathum, B2, Seattle, Wash.
Kevin Burton, B2, Erie, Colo.
Tyler Carter, LW4, Topton, Pa.
Sadie DeBaun, Guide for Mannella, Park City, Utah
Josh Elliott, LW12-2, San Diego, Calif.
Andrew Haraghey, LW1, Enfield, Conn.
Connor Hogan, LW9-2, Foxborough, Mass.
Stephanie Jallen, LW9-1, Harding, Pa.
Allison Kunkel, LW6/8-2, Steamboat, Colo.
Andrew Kurka, LW12-1, Palmer, Alaska
Stephen Lawler, LW12-1, Burlington, Vt.
Staci Mannella , B3, Randolph, N.J.
Brandon Powell-Ashby, Guide for Burton, Boulder, Colo.
Melanie Schwartz, LW2, Toronto, Ontario
Jamie Stanton, LW4, Oakland Township, Mich.
Laurie Stephens, LW12-1, Wenham, Mass.
Danelle Umstead, B2, Park City, Utah
Rob Umstead, Guide for Umstead, Park City, Utah
Tyler Walker, LW12-1, Franconia, N.H.
Thomas Walsh, LW4, Vail, Colo.
Spencer Wood, LW6/8-2, Pittsfield, Vt.
Cade Yamamoto, Guide for Bathum, Quincy, Wash.
Name, Class, Hometown, Military Affiliation
Jake Adicoff, Visually Impaired, Sun Valley, Idaho
Dan Cnossen, Sitting, Topeka, Kan., Navy
Kendall Gretsch, Sitting, Downers Grove, Ill.
Sean Halsted, Sitting, Spokane, Wash., Air Force
Sawyer Kesselheim, Guide, Bozeman, Mont.
Oksana Masters, Sitting, Louisville, Kent.
Grace Miller, Standing, Palmer, Alaska
Aaron Pike, Sitting, Park Rapids, Minn.
Bryan Price, Sitting, Leeton, Mo., Army
Ruslan Reiter, Standing, Manchester, Maine
Joy Rondeau, Sitting, Granby, Colo.
Andy Soule, Sitting, Kerrville, Texas, Army
Kristina Trygstad-Saari, Guide, Bozeman, Mont.
Jeremy Wagner, Sitting, Nؤپnؤپkuli, Hawaii, Army
Mia Zutter, Visually Impaired, Sun Prairie, Wis.
Number, Name, Hometown, Military Affilitation
3 Ralph DeQuebec, Denver, Colo., Marine Corps
4 Brody Roybal, Northlake, Ill.
5 Billy Hanning, Jr., High Ridge, Mo.
8 Jack Wallace, Franklin Lakes, N.J.
9 Travis Dodson, Deming, N.M., Marine Corps
11 Tyler Carron, Berthoud, Colo.
13 Luke McDermott, Westerlo, N.Y., Marine Corps
15 Nikko Landeros, Berthoud, Colo.
16 Declan Farmer, Tampa, Fla.
20 Adam Page, Lancaster, N.Y.
22 Noah Grove, Frederick, Md.
23 Rico Roman, Portland, Ore., Army
24 Josh Misiewicz, Lagrange, Ill., Marine Corps
27 Josh Pauls, Green Brook, N.J.
32 Jen Lee, San Francisco, Calif., Army
34 Steve Cash, Overland, Mo.
88 Kevin McKee, Chicago, Ill.
Name, Hometown, Military Affiliation
Kirk Black, Lockhart, Texas, Army
Stephen Emt, Hebron, Conn., Army
Penny Greely, Green Bay, Wis.
Meghan Lino, East Falmouth, Mass.
Justin Marshall, Evansville, Wis.
For more information about the 2018 U.S. Paralympic Teams, please visit https://www.teamusa.org/us-paralympics.