Challenge Extended Presents: Track & Field Paralympian Scout Bassett

Scout Bassett spent seven years in a government-run orphanage in China after she was abandoned on the side of a street following the loss of her right leg in a chemical fire as an infant. After being adopted and coming to the United States, Scout joined sports as a way to connect with her peers. She began running at the age of 14 and would represent Team USA at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. She is definitely an athlete to watch during the Tokyo Paralympics next year.

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Challenge Extended, U.S. PARALYMPIC SHOOTER MARCO DELAROSA

Marco DeLaRosa was stationed at Camp Pendleton in 1993, when he was attempting to stop a robbery outside the base and was shot in the back. The bullet, which is still in his back, injured his spinal cord at the T4/T5 levels, leaving the now medically retired Marine Corporal a paraplegic. The Marine Corps veteran has been a quick study in para shooting after giving the sport a try at an event in 2014. In his first competition at the National Veteran Wheelchair Games, he bested the field by more than 100 points. He made a splash at his IPC debut in 2015 at the World Cup in Fort Benning, Georgia, and finished second at the 2016 World Cup in …

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