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Paralympian Silver Medallist Jake Adicoff ’18 Throws Opening Pitch at Fenway Archives

Jake Adicoff’ 18, second from right, throws out the ceremonial first pitch before the Opening Day game at Fenway Park. Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

Nordic skier Jake Adicoff ’18 was among seven Winter Olympians invited to throw out the opening pitch at Fenway Park April 5, 2018. Adicoff, who won a silver at at the Paralympics, was joined by four members of the gold medal-winning US women’s hockey team, as well as luge silver medallist Chris Mazdzer and fellow Paralympian Dan Cnossen, a gold medal-winning biathlete and former Navy SEAL who lost both his legs in Afghanistan.

Adicoff, who is studying math and computer science at Bowdoin, finished second in the 10-kilometer cross-country ski races for visually impaired athletes, with a time of 24:31.3. Click here to watch a video of the opening pitch. The Red Sox went on to win the home opener against the Tampa Bay Rays, 3-2, in 12 innings.

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  1. Carole kalagian

    Dylan Bess is my grandson and I am so proud of the person he is an the man he is becoming !! Bowdoin College is such an elite school .

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