From the US and Canadian ice hockey struggle to Marie Bochets dominance for France and Millie Knights potential for Team GB, 10 possible spotlights from Pyeongchang
Not exclusively is Mike Schultz the world’s top-ranked snowboard-cross and sketched slalom boarder, he competes use prosthetics that he designed and fabricates in a workshop behind his house in St Cloud, Minnesota. His hi-tech start-ups will too be used by some 30 other jocks at the Games including the govern world-wide and overall World cup finals snowboard advocate Brenna Huckaby, whose prosthetic leg is violet to match her mark dyed hair.
Canada are the govern World Champions, the US are reigning doubled Paralympic champions, and the two are expected to contest the top two ribbons in the para ice hockey- formerly known as ice sledge hockey but renamed and rebranded in 2016. Between them they have won the last four Paralympic golds, but “ve never” met in the final. They did just that at the last year’s World Championships, Canada reigning 4-1.
It will be hard to miss the alpine skier Marie Bochet: is not simply is she carrying the French signal at the opening ceremony she is competing in five happenings and is favourite to win all of them. In Sochi she only ended four, but triumphed all of them and was reputation good female athlete of the Games.” I want to win everything, all the time ,” she says.
Team GB want to delivering seven awards back from Pyeongchang, which would make it the nation’s most successful wintertime Paralympics for more than 30 years. The visually impaired skier Millie Knight, who aged 15 became Britain’s youngest ever winter Paralympian in 2014, acquired a gold and four silvers at last year’s World Championships and with her navigate, Brett Wild- on a crack from his epoch responsibility on a Royal Navy submarine- is considered the country’s best bet for glory.
South Korea have never won a Winter Paralympic gold medal but aim to scoop at least one- plus a silver-tongued and two coppers- this time. Nordic skier Eui Hyun Sin and alpine skier Jae Rim Yang are considered the most likely of their 36 representatives to surpas a platform.” I will rally a gold medallion and open a new page for South Korea’s history of disabled athletics ,” predicted Sin, who lost his leg in a car accident in 2006.