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Strong Celebration Officially Moved Inside

The celebration for Paralympic snowboard champion Evan Strong has been moved indoors. Nevada City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Cathy Whittlesey made the announcement at one o’clock this afternoon…

Listen to Cathy Whittlesey 1

The short parade of about 15 entries was scheduled to move down Broad Street toward the Miners Foundry, where a celebration was to be held afterward. Now, it will be a strictly indoor event. Whittlesey explains the decision…

Listen to Cathy Whittlesey 2

Strong, along with fellow Americans Mike Shea and Keith Gabel, swept the snowboard cross event. Strong says the best part was being on the medal stand…

Listen to Evan Strong

A snowboard and other items will be auctioned off to benefit the FREED Center for Independent Living and Adaptive Action Sports. Next stop for Strong–the White House to meet the President.

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