Canada's Viviane Forest crashes in women's downhill visually impaired at Vancouver 2010 Paralympics

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Viviane Forest became the first Paralympian to win a gold in both the Winter and Summer Games, by winning the Women's Downhill for Visually Impaired. She had previously won gold in the 2000 and 2004 Summer Paralympics for women's goalball.
Women's downhill visually impaired
gold: Viviane Forest Guide: Lindsay Debou Canada (CAN) 1:27.51
silver: Henrieta Farkasova Guide: Natalia Subrtova Slovakia (SVK) 1:28.17
bronze: Danelle Umstead Guide: Rob Umstead United States (USA) 1:30.18

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