Today is the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Games, so our first #HERstory feature for today is an amazing paralympian – Alana Nichols!
Nichols is a native of Farmington, New Mexico, which is where her love of snowboarding began. However, a tragic accident in 2002 left Nichols paralyzed from the waist down. But Nichols didn’t let the injury hold her back, and just two years later, she began playing wheelchair basketball. Nichols is truly someone who