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Logan Knowles to Represent USA Paralympics in South Korea

Special needs skier changing the world

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - Horseheads special needs skier Logan Knowles continues to inspire.

Knowles, the 17-year-old gold medalist in special needs skiing, was told he would never walk. Born with cerebral palsy, Knowles has proven all doubters wrong. Not only has Knowles walked, he's motivated thousands of people through his will and determination to overcome all odds.

On Monday night, Logan and his family received some big news. Knowles will represent Team USA Paralympics in Pyeonchang, South Korea in an ambassador role for the Adaptive Sports for Social Change event. Logan will travel to help promote the importance of special needs athletics and fly out of Seattle, March 5th through the 13th.

Logan is one of just 12 athletes in the country to be invited on this special trip.

This is the first local athlete of any kind to travel to South Korea in this capacity, making Twin Tiers sports history. 18 Sports took the opportunity to speak with Knowles on Monday to discuss this huge opportunity to represent the USA. 

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