Colorado Paralympians Go For Gold In Tokyo

August 24, 2021
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The opening ceremonies for the Paralympics in Tokyo are today. Of the athletes named to the Team USA roster, eleven consider Colorado home. Among them, Robert Tanaka from Denver, who is blind. He'll be competing in judo. Sophia Herzog, 23, from Salida has a form of Dwarfism. She's competing in swimming. Herzog recently set two American Paralympic records. And Kyle Coon is a paratriathlete from Carbondale who is blind. CPR's Avery Lill spoke with him in July when he found out he made Team USA.