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Londonderry woman sets record at World Para Athletics Championships
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Londonderry woman sets record at World Para Athletics Championships

An athlete her entire life, Noelle Lambert’s ambitions nearly ended in 2016 when she lost her left leg in a moped crash. Instead, the crash set in motion a new beginning for the Londonderry woman, capped by a record-setting performance at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai. The week leading into the games was...

Noelle Lambert shines at World Para Athletics Championships
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Noelle Lambert shines at World Para Athletics Championships

Special. Amazing. Inspirational. These are the words that former UMass Lowell women’s lacrosse player Noelle Lambert uses to describe her recent experience at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai as a member of the United States Paralympic team. They’re also adjectives that could be applied to Lambert, who has been meeting every goal she’s...

UMass-Lowell athlete who lost leg hopes to race in 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games
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UMass-Lowell athlete who lost leg hopes to race in 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

Noelle Lambert doesn’t remember getting into the starting blocks. She has no recollection of sprinting the 100M in the World Championships — or setting a U.S. record. With so much adrenaline, “I honestly blacked out while I was completing the race. Which was good, because I’m usually overthinking it,” says Lambert, 22, who graduated from...

Local athlete who lost leg in crash now aiming for 2020 Paralympics
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Local athlete who lost leg in crash now aiming for 2020 Paralympics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A former local Division 1 lacrosse player who lost her leg in a horrific crash is now aiming for the stars and competing for Team USA. Last summer Noelle Lambert set an American record at the World Para Athletics Championship. “My goal is to compete in Tokyo at the 2020 Paralympics in...

Noelle Lambert: From Tragedy to Triumph
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Noelle Lambert: From Tragedy to Triumph

Noelle Lambert was a star lacrosse player before an accident changed everything. Now Noelle finds herself on the cusp of competing for her country in a different sport. Karen Meyers tells us the 22-year-old’s inspiring story and how Noelle is hoping to bring home gold this summer in Tokyo. Plus, journey with Jennifer Crompton along...

Amputee gets prosthesis, thanks to UMass Lowell grad
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Amputee gets prosthesis, thanks to UMass Lowell grad

LOWELL — The Born to Run Foundation presented its fifth prosthesis donation, a running blade, to 18-year old amputee Kathleen Joiner of North Grosvenordale, Conn, at the first-ever Born2Run Fall tournament at UMass Lowell. UMass Lowell’s women’s lacrosse team hosted the tournament, which also included teams from Quinnipiac University, University of Connecticut, University of New...