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, 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 has figured out not only how to manage as a high quad, but how to thrive in the business world.
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 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 […]
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.
“I couldn’t believe that guys with similar injuries as mine were bodybuilding. It was a life-changing moment.”
Working cold cases is a job Bryce Clarke, a C5 quad, lives and breathes.
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 […]
A late February drive to his ice fishing house on Minnesota’s Lake Minnetonka quickly turned into a life and death struggle for Ryan Neslund, a 35-year-ol para, after he hit a weakened spot of ice with his truck. The commercial property manager knew instantly he was in big trouble. “The truck dove straight down like […]