Chris Devlin-Young

Shuman, Lana
August 2006
PN;Aug2006, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p25
Trade Publication
The article profiles paralympic athlete Chris Devlin-Young, winner of silver medal at the 2006 Paralympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy. Devlin-Young was introduced to skiing and racing at the very first National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic in 1987. He was the U.S. athlete to win gold medals in two disability categories.


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