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Paralympic games has former wildcat running for gold

Training with her heroes and having no fear of the Zika virus, former Chico State track runner Kim Crosby takes part in the 2016 ParaOlympic games 
(From Kim Crosby's Facebook page)

George Johnston

August 20, 2016

Chico State track star Kym Crosby sat down with The Orion for a Q&A on her world trip to win a medal for Team USA. It's a blistering 95 degrees in Brazil. The lights are blindingly shinning down and the humidity is drenching, but former Chico State track runner Kym Crosby does not care. She's...

Chico State runner makes Team USA

Chico State track and field runner Kym Crosby prepares to toe the line to compete with Team USA. Photo courtesy of Kym Crosby

Jose Olivar

October 29, 2014

In 2015, Kym Crosby will toe the line to compete against athletes from around the world. Crosby, a junior sprinter for Chico State women’s track and field team, has officially been made a member of Team USA’s Paralympic team.Crosby is visually impaired, due to the lack of pigment in her hai...

Profile | Kym Crosby

Profile | Kym Crosby

September 19, 2013

In high school, Kym Crosby never thought she’d be able to run track at a higher level. But now, after two years of sprinting for Chico State, Crosby has run her way to an invitation to the Paralympics — all without the ability to see. Videographer | Jeff Barron Editor | Jeff Barron

Sights set on Rio

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Nicholas Woodard

September 18, 2013

In high school, Kym Crosby never thought she’d be able to run track at a higher level. But now, after two years of sprinting for Chico State, Crosby has run her way to an invitation to the Paralympics — all without the ability to see. “I’m still amazed by it,” Crosby said. “I never in a million years ...

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