Reichert, Olympic and Paralympic Caucus Co-Chairs Congratulate Team USA's 2018 Paralympic Team

Mar 9, 2018

Washington, DC - Congressmen Dave Reichert (R-WA), Jim Langevin (D-RI), Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), and Tom Rooney (R-FL), the co-chairs of the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus, released the following statement congratulating the athletes competing in the 2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games:

“We are proud to support the U.S. Paralympic Team of 20 women and 54 men competing in the 2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games. Their determination and independence is empowering to individuals of all abilities and promotes a more inclusive society. As co-chairs of the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus, we look forward to watching the U.S. Paralympians achieve sporting excellence. We are thrilled to cheer on Team USA as they compete against athletes from 45 other countries across the sport disciplines of alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, ice hockey, snowboarding and wheelchair curling.”

Washington sends its support to local Team USA athletes – alpine skiers Mark Bathum (Seattle), Josh Elliott (Yakima), and Cade Yamamoto (Quincy). Wishing Team USA all the best!