Brandon Todd is 5’5’’ and he can dunk. He has never believed his height to be a limitation but an opportunity to change how people view small athletes.
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via Viral Viral Videos.
Watch streetball player Pat the Roc (Patrick Robinson) show off some truly excellent ball handling skills in this video for Let’s Go, the first song off the album Lightning by Matt and Kim. And how does Pat the Roc do it? Practice, kiddo. Lots and lots and lots of practice!
via The Curious Brain.
Alana Nichols of the women’s wheelchair basketball team admits she likes going “really fast.” “I love feeling my heart beat,” she says. Her competitive spirit took over when she started playing wheelchair athletics. Nichols is amazed that she and her team won a gold medal on the exact anniversary of the day she broke her back. Now, she’s the first woman to win gold in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics.
More than 4,000 athletes from 150 countries are expected to compete at the London Paralympic Games, which open on August 29 and run through September 9, 2012.
Produced for PBS by WGBH Boston in association with the US Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee, Medal Quest is highlighting the singular stories of these athletes as they prepare to compete in the London 2012 games. The kid should see this.