The Sochi Paralympics kick off at 11 a.m. ET with an Opening Ceremony inside Fisht Stadium, the same venue for the Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
More than 500 athletes from over 40 countries are slated to compete in 72 events in five sports over the next 10 days.
Russian president Vladimir Putin is expected to attend Friday’s ceremony.
Opening Ceremony, 11 a.m. ET – CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE