Athletes around the globe are preparing for the 2012 Summer Paralympic Games in London. The quadrennial Games, which begin Aug. 29, match the skills and talents of athletes in sports including archery, cycling, judo and volleyball.
May 30, 2012 U.S. Army Sgt. Josh Olson practices at the indoor shooting range at Fort Benning, Ga. Olson was on a routine patrol in Tal Afar, Iraq, when a grenade that was lobbed at the Humvee he was riding in exploded. He lost his right leg in the attack and would end up spending 18 months at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. David Goldman/AP Buy Photo