American Archer Wins Paralympic Gold, Ending 16 Year Drought

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

The Paralympic Flag is carried to be raised during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The Paralympic Flag is carried to be raised during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. (BEN STANSALL/AFP/GettyImages)

The United States has not won gold in archery at the Paralympics since 1984.

Both of those droughts ended with wheelchair-bound archer Jeff Fabry. Using a dog leash and his teeth, Fabry shot past his competition at the London Paralympics.

John Hockenberry spoke with Fabry before his win, who modestly looks at himself not as a champion but as a work-in-progress.

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Jeff Fabry

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