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Simon Patmore wins gold and urges more Paralympians to make switch

Australian adds Winter Games medal to Summer Games bronze‘I don’t think you should stay in one sport,’ snowboarder saysSimon Patmore has urged his fellow Paralympians not to limit themselves to one sport after becoming the second Australian to win medals at both a summer and winter Games. The 30-year-old added a gold medal in snowboard cross in PyeongChang on Monday to the bronze he won in the 200m T46 sprint at the London 2012 Paralympics to follow in the footsteps of Jess Gallagher, who claimed bronze medals in alpine skiing from...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Monday, 12 March