Colorado athletes take home Paralympic medals
Details: Thomas Walsh of Vail earned the silver medal in the para alpine skiing men's giant slalom – standing.
- Ralph DeQuebec of Denver and Malik Jones of Aurora were part of the U.S. sled hockey team that won its fourth consecutive gold medal.
Of note: Jones, a rookie, scored his first international competition goal in his first game.
- He made history as the second Black athlete to represent the U.S. in sled hockey at the Paralympic Games.
Editor's note: This piece was corrected to specify Jones was the second Black athlete to represent the U.S. in sled hockey (not the overall Paralympics).
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