Exciting news for a southwest Virginia native competing in the Paralymic games in Sochi, Russia.
Heath Calhoun is a two-time paralympian and disabled Army veteran.
Today he won silver in the Men's Super Combined, sitting event.
He finished in 2 hours, 19 minutes, 9 seconds.
The win marks the first paralympic medal of his carer.
The Grundy, Va native lost both of his legs in Afghanistan.
Canada won gold in this event.