Cara Dunne-Yates


Age: 34

disabled athlete and Paralympic skier who became blind as the result of cancer when she was 5 (she learned to ride a bike the same year), who developed a technique for skiing that involves a blind skier following the sounds of a skier in front when she won a bronze medal in Alpine skiing at the Paralympic Championships in Innsbruck, Austria in 1988, who joined a tandem cycling team while in college and was diagnosed with cancer shortly after competing in the 2000 Sydney Paralympics.

Cause of Death: Complications of cancer

Born: March 17, 1970

Died: October 20, 2004

Sutton, Massachusetts