Aug 23, 2012 (Talk of the Nation) — The Paralympic Games are the second largest sporting event in the world, after the Olympics, and begin August 29th. 4,000 elite disabled athletes will compete in 20 sports. Many of the sports are familiar, but others -- like boccia and goalball -- are unique to the Paralympics.
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GuestsJohn Register, associate director, Community and Military Programs for the U.S. Olympic Committee
Ken Hurst, technical director, Ottobock International Leadership Team, 2012 Paralympics
Donte Mickens, member, U.S. men's goalball team
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