Vancouver Paralympics: Male athletes to watch

NBC Universal Sports, the US Olympic & Paralympic Games broadcaster, has an online feature on the Male Paralympians to watch in Vancouver, including a Canadian Brian McKeever:

Brian McKeever (Canada, cross-country skiing) – Mckeever is set to march in the Paralympic Opening Ceremonies one month after marching in the Olympic Ceremony. The visually impaired skier — Mckeever has Stargaard’s Disease — competes on both the IPC World Cup and the FIS World Cup tours, and was named to the Canadian Olympic team for the 50km relay as an alternate.

At the 2009 IPC World Championships, Mckeever won the 20km and 10km races, while finishing second in the 12.5km biathlon and 1.2km cross-country sprint. This will be his third Paralympic Games. Mckeever won two golds in cross-country and a silver in biathlon in Salt Lake City and two golds and a silver in cross-country and a bronze in the biathlon long course in Torino.

Read the full article here.

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