On Saturday, Oct. 10, in Kona, Hawaii, Carlos Moleda, cinched his fifth Ironman World Championship in the handcycle division, at age 53, with a finish time of 11:32:34. Second place finisher was Jason Gradyan with a time of 14:36:25. In a July 2010 New Mobility feature on Moleda, a T12 complete paraplegic and retired Navy […]
Ever wonder how other wheelchair users organize their days? We asked four wheelers to let us tag along with them for one day.
For sommelier and para Yannick Benjamin, nothing is better than bringing people together over a great bottle of wine.
Laurita Tellado was asked a heart-rending question, “How can I ensure I won’t have a baby with your disability?”
Kevin Saunders, a Paralympian who has done way more than just compete, is passionate about many things,
Jillian Mercado, the New Yorker model with muscular dystrophy who burst onto the international fashion scene after a Diesel advertising campaign in 2014, has inked an exclusive contract with the prestigious modeling agency IMG Models. “I goddamn love my body, a lot,” she said in a recent interview with Vivala. “I love it so much […]
Eleanor Smith’ 30-plus years of advocacy for Visitability in new homes is paying off as Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) introduced the Eleanor Smith Inclusive Home Design Act on July 28. Per Visitability guidelines, the bill would require every new home financed or funded by the federal government to include a zero-step entrance, wheelchair accessible doorways […]
After over a year of planning, prototyping, and relationship building with members of the disability community all over the world, AbleThrive.com has released its first website. AbleThrive is the brainchild of Brittany (Martin) Déjean, the co-founder of the popular SCI video-sharing site Spinalpedia.com. “The more time I spent online looking for disability resources and the […]
A primer on video blogging — whether creating or watching — plus profiles of seven prolific vloggers.