Augusto “Goose” Perez determined to do his best at IPC Adaptive Biathlon and Nordic World Cup

Augusto “Goose” Perez determined to do his best at IPC Adaptive Biathlon and Nordic World Cup – Quitting just doesn’t seem to be in Augusto “Goose” Perez’s vocabulary. The 40-year-old East Syracuse resident has battled cancer four times, recovering from yet another operation and six weeks of chemotherapy that ended Jan. 4. Nevertheless, Perez, who had his left leg amputated in 2003, is scheduled to begin a series of seven races today at the International Paralympic Committee Adaptive Biathlon and Nordic World Cup in Cable, Wisc.