Peninsula athlete heads to Rio

Jamestown High junior Alexa Halko will be in Rio Sept. 7-18  to compete in the Paralympic games. The Gazette reports that she’ll represent Team USA in wheelchair racing. Halko, who has cerebral palsy, has been wheelchair racing since she was 7. She already broke her own world record this June in Charlotte, N.C.

Source: from Virginia Gazette

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