Inspiring stories from the Sochi Paralympic Games

Sochi Olympic flame
Sochi Olympic flame

Paralympian Stephanie Jallen with her mom.

World Footprints continues to have a wonderful time in Sochi, Russia as the city plays host to the country's first ever Winter Paralympic Games.  Today we will introduce two extraordinary athletes who will inspire you with their stories of courage, tenancity and strength--skiier Stephanie Jallen and hockey player Nikko Landeros.  Both athletes are in Sochi and are focused on bringing home a Gold.  We'll also introduce the mother of World Cup champion Stephanie Jallen.  Deb Jallen knows first-hand about what it takes to raise a champion athlete and she'll share her journey with us.  SPECIAL NOTE:  Stephanie Jallen won a Bronze in the women's Super-G in her Paralympic debut.  Nikko has been the leading assist on goals obtained in hockey matches in Sochi.

Inspiring stories from the Sochi Paralympics by WorldFootprints

Air Date: 
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 6:00pm

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