2013 World Dwarf Games Athletes in portraits and their own words http://wkar.org en World Dwarf Games http://wkar.org/post/world-dwarf-games <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">WKAR&nbsp;teamed up with Chicago-based photographer John Patrick McGuire to capture the buzz of the 2013 World Dwarf Games, through portraits and interviews with the athletes. |<strong>&nbsp; </strong>You can&nbsp;<a href="http://wkar.org/topic/world-dwarf-games">view individual athlete portraits here.</a>&nbsp;To hear audio from some of the participants click into post.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 13:26:02 +0000 Current State 40384 at http://wkar.org World Dwarf Games World Dwarf Games: Photo Slideshow http://wkar.org/post/world-dwarf-games-photo-slideshow Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:47:26 +0000 Current State 40328 at http://wkar.org World Dwarf Games: Photo Slideshow Liam Smith (USA) http://wkar.org/post/liam-smith-usa <p></p><p></p><p><strong>NAME:</strong>&nbsp;Liam Smith<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE: &nbsp;</strong>Rockford, MI<br><strong>SPORT(S): </strong>Archery, track and field, swimming, floor hockey<br><strong>AGE: </strong>10<br><strong>HEIGHT:</strong> 4'<br><strong>WEIGHT:</strong> 63 lbs<br><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">OCCUPATION: </strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fifth-grade student</span></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:44:02 +0000 Current State 40260 at http://wkar.org Liam Smith (USA) Tanya Huebner (AUS) http://wkar.org/post/tanya-huebner-aus <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">NAME:</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Tanya Huebner</span><br><strong>BIRTHPLACE:</strong> Horsham, Australia<br><strong>SPORT(S):</strong> Swimming, Track<br><strong>AGE:</strong> 35<br><strong>HEIGHT:</strong> 4’2”<br><strong>WEIGHT:</strong> 104 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION:</strong> Primary school teacher</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:38:06 +0000 Current State 40359 at http://wkar.org Tanya Huebner (AUS) C. Rajanna (IND) http://wkar.org/post/c-rajanna-ind <p></p><p><strong>NAME:&nbsp; </strong>Chammannahallivenka Rajanna<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE: </strong>India<br><strong>SPORT(S): </strong>Running and badminton<br><strong>AGE:</strong> 39<br><strong>HEIGHT: </strong>3'4"<br><strong>WEIGHT: </strong>71 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION: </strong>Digital printing</p><p><a href="http://wkar.org/topic/world-dwarf-games-portraits" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">More 2013 World Dwarf Games Portraits</a></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:30:39 +0000 Current State 40255 at http://wkar.org C. Rajanna (IND) Kim Dean (GBR) http://wkar.org/post/kim-dean-gbr <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><strong><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;">NAME:</span></strong><span class="apple-converted-space"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;">&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;">Kim Dean</span> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:30:24 +0000 Current State 40344 at http://wkar.org Kim Dean (GBR) Devonta Bacon (USA) http://wkar.org/post/devonta-bacon-usa <p></p><p><strong>NAME:</strong>&nbsp;Devonta&nbsp;Bacon<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE: </strong>Dallas, TX<br><strong>SPORT(S): </strong>Soccer, track &amp; field, basketball<br><strong>AGE: </strong>18<br><strong>HEIGHT:</strong> 4’3”<br><strong>WEIGHT: </strong>101 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION:</strong> student</p><p><a href="http://wkar.org/topic/world-dwarf-games-portraits" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">More 2013 World Dwarf Games Portraits</a></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:27:23 +0000 Current State 40350 at http://wkar.org Devonta Bacon (USA) Mary Russell (GBR) http://wkar.org/post/mary-russell-gbr <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:26:49 +0000 Current State 40347 at http://wkar.org Mary Russell (GBR) Joby Mathew (IND) http://wkar.org/post/joby-mathew-ind <p></p><p></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:26:33 +0000 Current State 40277 at http://wkar.org Joby Mathew (IND) John Tyrrell (GBR) http://wkar.org/post/john-tyrrell-gbr <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><strong>NAME: </strong>John&nbsp;Tyrrell<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE: </strong>Liverpool, England<br><strong>SPORT(S):</strong>&nbsp;Powerlifting<br><strong>AGE: </strong>59<br><strong>HEIGHT: </strong>4’8”<br><strong>WEIGHT: </strong>82 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION: </strong>Social care coordinator (social services)&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:25:57 +0000 Current State 40275 at http://wkar.org John Tyrrell (GBR) Charlotte Bolton (CAN) http://wkar.org/post/charlotte-bolton-can <p></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:25:38 +0000 Current State 40267 at http://wkar.org Charlotte Bolton (CAN) R. Renukumar & M. Prakash (IND) http://wkar.org/post/r-renukumar-m-prakash-ind <p></p><p><strong><img alt="&lt;--break-&gt;" height="1" src="file:///C:\Users\radio\AppData\Local\Temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image001.gif" width="1"></strong><strong>NAME:</strong>&nbsp;Ramakrishnappa&nbsp;Renukumar<br><strong><strong>BIRTHPLACE:</strong></strong> Bangalore, India<br><strong><strong>SPORT(S): </strong></strong>Track &amp; Field, badminton<br><strong><strong>AGE: </strong></strong>30<br><strong><strong>HEIGHT: </strong></strong>3'10"<br><strong><strong>WEIGHT: </strong></strong>51 lbs<br><strong><strong>OCCUPATION:</strong></strong> self-employed</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:25:12 +0000 Current State 40270 at http://wkar.org R. Renukumar & M. Prakash (IND) C.J. Wells -- USA http://wkar.org/post/cj-wells-usa <p></p><p><strong>NAME</strong>: C.J. Wells<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE: </strong>Portland, OR<br><strong>SPORT(S): </strong>soccer, track &amp; field, basketball, volleyball<br><strong>AGE: </strong>20<br><strong>HEIGHT</strong>: 4’5”<br><strong>WEIGHT: </strong>113 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION: </strong>student</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:24:10 +0000 Current State 40355 at http://wkar.org C.J. Wells -- USA P. Doling (GBR) & R. Cooray (SRI) http://wkar.org/post/p-doling-gbr-r-cooray-sri <p><strong>NAME: </strong>Paul Doling<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE: </strong>Winchester, England<br><strong>SPORT(S): </strong>Soccer, basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis, boccia<br><strong>AGE:</strong> 30<br><strong>HEIGHT:</strong> 4’7”<br><strong>WEIGHT: </strong>132 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION: </strong>Project manager</p><p><strong>__________________________________________________________________</strong></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:17:34 +0000 Current State 40346 at http://wkar.org P. Doling (GBR) & R. Cooray (SRI) Lynelle Boyd (AUS) http://wkar.org/post/lynelle-boyd-aus <p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:15:47 +0000 Current State 40242 at http://wkar.org Lynelle Boyd (AUS) Lucy Williams (USA) http://wkar.org/post/lucy-williams-usa <p></p><p><strong>NAME:</strong>&nbsp;Lucy Williams<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE:</strong>&nbsp;San Francisco, CA<br><strong>SPORT(S):</strong>&nbsp;Swimming, track &amp; field, badminton, soccer, power lifting, volleyball, basketball, boccia<br><strong>AGE:</strong>&nbsp;23<br><strong>HEIGHT:</strong>&nbsp;4’2”<br><strong>WEIGHT:</strong>&nbsp;140 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION</strong><strong>:&nbsp;</strong>Account manager at executive competition advisory firm&nbsp;</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:13:43 +0000 Current State 40246 at http://wkar.org Lucy Williams (USA) Reagan Wickens (AUS) http://wkar.org/post/reagan-wickens-aus <p></p><p><strong>NAME:</strong>&nbsp;Reagan Wickens<br><strong><strong>BIRTHPLACE:</strong>&nbsp;</strong>Sydney, Australia<br><strong><strong>SPORT(S):</strong></strong> Swimming **Paralympian at London Games<br><strong><strong>AGE: </strong></strong>18<br><strong><strong>HEIGHT:</strong></strong> 4'2"<br><strong><strong>WEIGHT: </strong></strong>117 lbs<br><strong><strong>OCCUPATION: </strong></strong>Professional athlete&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:13:12 +0000 Current State 40256 at http://wkar.org Reagan Wickens (AUS) Rachel Choong (GBR) http://wkar.org/post/rachel-choong-gbr <p></p><p><strong>NAME:</strong>&nbsp;Rachel&nbsp;Choong<br><strong><strong>BIRTHPLACE: </strong></strong>Liverpool, England<br><strong><strong>SPORT(S): </strong></strong>Badminton, discus, javelin, table tennis, floor hockey, soccer, basketball<br><strong><strong>AGE: </strong></strong>19<br><strong><strong>HEIGHT:</strong></strong> 4'3"<br><strong><strong>WEIGHT: </strong></strong>79 lbs<br><strong><strong>OCCUPATION: </strong></strong>Sales accounts manager</p><p></p><p><a href="http://wkar.org/topic/world-dwarf-games-portraits">More 2013 World Dwarf Games Portraits</a></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:12:23 +0000 Current State 40258 at http://wkar.org Rachel Choong (GBR) Dean Kelly (GBR) http://wkar.org/post/dean-kelly-gbr <p></p><p></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><strong><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;">NAME:</span></strong><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;"> Dean Kelly</span><br><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;"><strong>BIRTHPLACE:&nbsp;</strong> Oldham, England<br><strong>SPORT(S): </strong>Track and field, football, basketball, hockey<br><strong>AGE:&nbsp; </strong>36<br><strong>HEIGHT: </strong>4’7”<br><strong>WEIGHT:</strong> 126 lbs</span></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:11:10 +0000 Current State 40261 at http://wkar.org Dean Kelly (GBR) Stephen Olesik (USA) http://wkar.org/post/stephen-olesik-usa <p></p><p><strong>NAME:</strong>&nbsp; Stephen&nbsp;Olesik<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE:</strong>&nbsp;Dmitrov, Russia<br><strong>SPORT(S): </strong>Badminton, track and field, soccer, basketball, volleyball, floor hockey<br><strong>AGE: </strong>20<br><strong>HEIGHT:</strong> 4’10”<br><strong>WEIGHT: </strong>107 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION: </strong>Student at University of Buffalo</p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:10:01 +0000 Current State 40263 at http://wkar.org Stephen Olesik (USA) Joe Worgan (AUS) http://wkar.org/post/joe-worgan-aus <p></p><p><strong>NAME: </strong>Joe&nbsp;Worgan<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;Inverell, Australia<br><strong>SPORT(S): </strong>Soccer, table tennis, track &amp; field<br><strong>AGE: </strong>18<br><strong>HEIGHT:&nbsp;</strong> 4'7"<br><strong>WEIGHT: </strong>106 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION: </strong>High school student</p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:08:42 +0000 Current State 40265 at http://wkar.org Joe Worgan (AUS) Max Graf (USA) http://wkar.org/post/max-graf-usa <p></p><p><strong>NAME: </strong>Max&nbsp;Graf<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE:</strong> Seoul, South Korea<br><strong>SPORT(S): </strong>Shooting,&nbsp;boccia<br><strong>AGE: </strong>17<br><strong>HEIGHT:</strong> 3’11”<br><strong>WEIGHT: </strong>87 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION: </strong>High school senior</p><p></p><p><a href="http://wkar.org/topic/world-dwarf-games-portraits" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">More 2013 World Dwarf Games Portraits</a></p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:07:47 +0000 Current State 40266 at http://wkar.org Max Graf (USA) Kyle Tang-Choon (USA) http://wkar.org/post/kyle-tang-choon-usa <p></p><p><strong>NAME: </strong>Kyle&nbsp;Tang-Choon<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE: </strong>Yale, Connecticut<br><strong>SPORT(S):&nbsp; </strong>Soccer, badminton, table tennis, basketball, floor hockey<br><strong>AGE:</strong> 23<br><strong>HEIGHT: </strong>4’0”<br><strong>WEIGHT: </strong>97 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION: </strong>Senior college student; Major: computer science</p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:05:57 +0000 Current State 40268 at http://wkar.org Kyle Tang-Choon (USA) Jeffrey Astrein (USA) http://wkar.org/post/jeffrey-astrein-usa <p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:02:34 +0000 Current State 40271 at http://wkar.org Jeffrey Astrein (USA) R. Shangade & N. Arunachalam (IND) http://wkar.org/post/r-shangade-n-arunachalam-ind <p><strong>NAME:</strong>&nbsp;Ruhi Shangade<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE:</strong>&nbsp;India<br><strong>SPORT(S):&nbsp; </strong>Badminton, shotput, discus and javelin<br><strong>AGE: </strong>19<br><strong>HEIGHT: </strong>4'<br><strong>WEIGHT: &nbsp;</strong>79 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION: </strong>College student<strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p></p><p><strong>______________________________________________________________</strong></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:00:30 +0000 Current State 40274 at http://wkar.org R. Shangade & N. Arunachalam (IND) Sam Millard (AUS) http://wkar.org/post/sam-millard-aus <p></p><p><strong>NAME:</strong>&nbsp;Sam Millard<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE: </strong>Melbourne, Australia<br><strong>SPORT(S): </strong>Basketball, doubles badminton<br><strong>AGE: </strong>25<br><strong>HEIGHT: </strong>4'4"<br><strong>WEIGHT:</strong>&nbsp;90 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION:</strong>&nbsp;Student/radio host</p><p></p><p><a href="http://wkar.org/topic/world-dwarf-games-portraits">More 2013 World Dwarf Games Portraits</a></p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 22:57:33 +0000 Current State 40251 at http://wkar.org Sam Millard (AUS) Eddie Piedra (USA) http://wkar.org/post/eddie-piedra-usa <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 15.75pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></strong></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 22:52:54 +0000 Current State 40349 at http://wkar.org Eddie Piedra (USA) Jordan Rafael (USA) http://wkar.org/post/jordan-rafael-usa <p></p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 22:51:15 +0000 Current State 40352 at http://wkar.org Jordan Rafael (USA) Kobie Donovan (AUS) http://wkar.org/post/kobie-donovan-aus <p></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><u1:p></u1:p></p><p><strong>NAME:</strong>&nbsp;Kobie Donovan<br><strong>BIRTHPLACE:</strong>&nbsp;Airlie Beach, Australia<br><strong>SPORT(S):</strong>&nbsp;track &amp; field, soccer<br><strong>AGE:&nbsp;19</strong><br><strong>HEIGHT:</strong>&nbsp;3'8"<br><strong>WEIGHT:</strong>&nbsp;73 lbs<br><strong>OCCUPATION</strong>:&nbsp;University student, major: health &amp; physical education</p><p></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 22:50:02 +0000 Current State 40247 at http://wkar.org Kobie Donovan (AUS)