By Paul Delaney
Cheney Free Press 

Hunting the Paralympics

EWU student-athlete Bob Hunt seeks to make 2024 U.S. track team

 

Last updated 12/7/2023 at 6:31pm

Paul Delaney

Wheelchair athlete Bob Hunt, a student at Eastern Washington University, is seen with longtime coach Teresa Skinner - and the medals he won recently at the Parapan Games in Santiago, Chile. Hunt is seeking a berth as a U.S. Paralympian next summer in Paris.

The next time you feel like the world is closing in on you try spending 10 minutes with Bob Hunt.

First, however, you'll have to find time in his schedule as a full-time student, working part time, coaching and training to be on the world stage.

Oh, Hunt does this all from a wheelchair that has been part of his life for most of the last 33 years and has his eyes on 2024 as a U.S. Paralympian team hopeful.

"I mean, when you talk about someone who has found the capability of being able to manage everything," said Teresa Skinner who is now the executive director at ParaSport Spokane.

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