Courtney Ryan

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Bronze Medal Baby!!!

We won a Bronze Medal! I am so thrilled and excited to announce that we came home with some hardware! Going into the Games, we were viewed as the underdogs. A young team rostered with a bunch of nobodies that will be lucky to get the opportunity to play in the 7th/8th place game. It is safe to say we surprised a lot of people! Not only did we beat Germany in the Bronze medal game, we also got...

Tokyo Bound!

I have always dreamed about competing in the Olympic Games as a young kid. At that time in my life, I had hoped to compete in soccer. I started playing soccer at the age of four and the rest is history. I fell in love with the sport and knew that soccer was going to be part of my life's purpose. I played all through high school and was recruited to play at a Division Two school in Denver,...

Round one- Team USA tryouts

On January 15th I woke up early and began my journey to make it to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games to compete with Team USA women's wheelchair basketball team. I drove to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, next stop, Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center. I got in late that evening and dropped my sports chair off at the gym and got some good rest before the hectic schedule began. Thursday Morning, January 16th, we woke up at 5am to complete...