WKAR 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. |You can view individual athlete portraits here. To hear audio from some of the participants click into post.
NAME: Stephen Olesik BIRTHPLACE: Dmitrov, Russia SPORT(S): Badminton, track and field, soccer, basketball, volleyball, floor hockey AGE: 20 HEIGHT: 4’10” WEIGHT: 107 lbs OCCUPATION: Student at University of Buffalo
NAME: Jeffrey Astrein BIRTHPLACE: Huntington Woods, MI SPORT(S): Basketball and volleyball AGE: 25 HEIGHT: 4’5” WEIGHT: 85 lbs OCCUPATION: MSU graduate student in community sustainability and water policy