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Bibian Mentel, Champion Paralympic Snowboarder, Dies at 48

Bibian Mentel, Champion Paralympic Snowboarder, Dies at 48

Bibian Mentel, Champion Paralympic Snowboarder, Dies at 48 Bibian Mentel, Champion Paralympic Snowboarder, Dies at 48 Bibian Mentel, a champion Dutch snowboarder who lost her lower right leg to cancer, then returned to the sport a few months later and dominated it for the next 16 years, died on Monday at her home in Loosdrecht, the Netherlands. She was 48. …

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With Use of Only One Arm, a Snowboarder Speeds to Success

With Use of Only One Arm, a Snowboarder Speeds to Success

With Use of Only One Arm, a Snowboarder Speeds to Success With Use of Only One Arm, a Snowboarder Speeds to Success When Kiana Clay rides a chairlift, she always sits on the left side of the seat so she can use her one functioning arm to push off at the top. Once there, she steps onto her snowboard, points …

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