Alana Nichols competes in the 2014 Wells Fargo Ski Cup in Winter Park, Colo.

(Photo: Courtesy of National Sports Center for the Disabled)

The winter Paralympics  are happening right now in Sochi, Russia.
Team USA has eight medals so far but none of the medals are gold. Russia is leading the games with 47 medals; 16 of them are gold.  
Almost half of the skiers on Team USA train in Colorado at the National Sports Center for the Disabled in Winter Park.
The games end on Sunday, March 16.