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Amberley Snyder: American Cowgirl

Amberley Snyder: American Cowgirl

Amberley Snyder was born to ride horses. Becoming paralyzed at the age of 18 has only fed her lifelong passion.

Member Profile: Tyson Gentry

Member Profile: Tyson Gentry

Knowing that friends, family and even strangers are thinking about and supporting you can make all the difference in the wake of a traumatic injury. Tyson Gentry learned that first hand when he was paralyzed trying to make a catch during an Ohio State football practice in the spring of 2006. “When I was in […]

Simi Linton Awarded Medal of Distinction from Barnard

Simi Linton Awarded Medal of Distinction from Barnard

Simi Linton, one of America’s foremost experts on disability and the arts, was honored with a Medal of Distinction from Barnard College during spring commencement on May 17 at Madison Square Garden. Linton, a New York City native, was humbled to be recognized. “I was very moved and I was very excited that not only […]

Darren Brehm: Climbing the Ladder of Success

Darren Brehm: Climbing the Ladder of Success

Darren Brehm has figured out not only how to manage as a high quad, but how to thrive in the business world.

SCI Life: June 2015

SCI Life: June 2015

Steph Cox is the voice of Life with a Disabled Husband, a no-holds barred blog on her married life with Ben Cox.

Katherine Beattie: Shredding the Wheelchair Motocross Scene

Katherine Beattie: Shredding the Wheelchair Motocross Scene

Katherine Beattie is shredding the wheelchair motocross scene, finishing eighth overall in her first WCMX World Championships, held in April in Grand Prairie, Texas. Also, Beattie, who has CP, is the first woman in the world to land a backflip in a wheelchair. The La Cañada Flintridge, Calif., woman spent her childhood skateboarding, surfing and […]

The Transformation of Regan Linton

The Transformation of Regan Linton

Just like everyone, she had doubts and fears after her spinal cord injury. But for actor Regan Linton, that identity crisis led to a career of role-playing — and it was on the stage that she discovered her true self.

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SCI Life: May 2015

“I couldn’t believe that guys with similar injuries as mine were bodybuilding. It was a life-changing moment.”

Ever since he was a little kid, Bryce Clarke has wanted to be a police officer, just like his dad. His career almost ended after his spinal cord injury, but he wasn’t done yet. He hung around the station, made himself useful, and eventually was hired back fulltime as a detective working cold cases.

Portrait of a Detective as a Real Person

Working cold cases is a job Bryce Clarke, a C5 quad, lives and breathes.

Dave Sykes: From England to the North Pole

Dave Sykes: From England to the North Pole

On March 22, Dave Sykes, 46, lifted off in his microlight aircraft from Rufforth Airfield near York, England, with the goal of being the first paraplegic to fly to the North Pole — a 5,000 mile flight. Sykes is doing the entire trip solo with no ground support. His wheelchair and survival gear are packed […]

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