Slideshow: Alaska mono-skier a gold-medal favorite in Sochi Paralympics

Paralympic alpine skiers Chris Devlin-Young, left, of Compton, N.H., and Joe Tompkins of Juneau, Alaska, are shown at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.. on Tues. Dec. 14, 2004.
Tom Kimmell
Andrew Kurka races in the DSUSA 2012 NORAM races. Kurka, a skier from Palmer, made the 2014 paralympics team.
Reed Hoffmann
Craig Medred