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Kary Wright was able to fish for sharks and more right from his campsite in Fiesta Key, Fla.

Outdoor Tracks: Surprise on the Line!

“My bobber went under!” I say, feeling a lump in my throat, not totally sure if fishing from this spot was a good idea or not.

Outdoor Tracks: Wilderness Condo

Outdoor Tracks: Wilderness Condo

“You aren’t going to believe this thing Brian stayed up all night building,” says David. “Well what is it?” I reply. “You’re going to have to wait until we get to the hunting spot. See you there in a half hour!” I jump in the van (as a quad in an electric wheelchair, “jumping in […]

Outdoor Tracks: Wheelchair Kite Flying

Outdoor Tracks: Wheelchair Kite Flying

The ocean waves are pounding on the shore beside you as you lean back and enjoy the sun. The wind is behind you, the breeze filled with the aroma of the sea. Before you the sky is a deep blue, dotted with white puffy clouds gliding by. Seagulls soar overhead, intrigued by a strange object […]

Outdoor Tracks: Camping in a Wheelchair Adapted RV

Outdoor Tracks: Camping in a Wheelchair Adapted RV

I did an eBay search for wheelchair adapted RVs. One day a motorhome came up that was almost in our price range. I showed it to my wife, she looked at it and immediately replied, “let’s get it!”

Outdoor Tracks: Fly Fishing Fun!

Outdoor Tracks: Fly Fishing Fun!

As you look around, the scenery is unbelievable. Before you is the aqua-blue lake, clear to the bottom, fed by glacier water. The lake is rimmed by towering snow-capped mountains, and the smell of pine trees permeates the air as only high-mountain forests can. You hear the raspy “caw” of a raven off in the […]

Rediscovering the Lost World

Rediscovering the Lost World

“Ok, Garnet, how do we make my old beast into an all-terrain unit?” I’m gesturing toward my tired old Quickie P300, which is lying under a pile of junk. I know how Garnet loves a challenge. Garnet MacDonald, inventor and builder extraordinaire, steps forward to examine the chair. Everybody with a disability needs a Garnet, […]

Wright jokes that he put contact cement on his seat so he would never have to leave the glider.

Discover Gliding

“So do you want to try a little wing-over?” says Bob Hagen from the back seat. “Absolutely!” I reply. “OK, just follow along with me!” Hagen says, meaning that I should keep my paws on the stick to learn the control movements for the maneuver. Hagen has been a glider pilot instructor and tow-pilot for […]