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Actor Danny Murphy, 1955-2014

Actor Danny Murphy, 1955-2014

Danny Murphy, a disability advocate, producer and actor best known for his roles in the Farrelly Brothers’ films: There’s Something About Mary, Me, Myself & Irene, Kingpin and Shallow Hal has died of cancer. He was living in Florida. Murphy was born on Aug. 20, 1955, in Boston, Mass. He attended Stonehill College and during his […]

At the end of the act, Buchanan’s “nemesis” offers him a tow down to the audience.

Dan Buchanan: Flying High, Shooting Sparks

As a para and a high-flying professional pilot, Dan Buchanan takes his class act to the skies.

SCI Life: August 2014

SCI Life: August 2014

Priscilla Hedlin, Mommy Blogger; the Mountain Trike; Anywhere Charger Mat

Crip Buzz: August 2014

Crip Buzz: August 2014

Ex the Exoskeleton?; Crowd Surfing on Wheels

Sam Schmidt and the Amazing Hands-Free Driving Controls

Sam Schmidt and the Amazing Hands-Free Driving Controls

An amazing advancement has occurred in the driving world. A quadriplegic paralyzed from the shoulders down is driving a car completely on his own again, and this revolutionary quadriplegic is Sam Schmidt. Maybe you’ve heard of him. He was a rising Indy car racer was paralyzed 14 years ago while racing in the Walt Disney […]

The Delagraves enjoy taking walks together and going to nearby parks.

Joe Delagrave: Family Man

Team USA’s quad rugby captain is passionate about being the best father and husband he can be.

Skye Parker and the Quad-Friendly Kite Buggy

Skye Parker and the Quad-Friendly Kite Buggy

Have you heard of kite buggying? It’s a hybrid of kite boarding and land sailing and it looks like a blast! Kite Buggies provide a speed rush on surfaces like wide open dry lake beds, hard packed sand beaches, big and small grassy areas, and even parking lots. However, controlling the kite buggy rig requires […]

Ron Scanlon: 1956-2014

Ron Scanlon: 1956-2014

Ron Scanlon, a paraplegic master in the martial art of Kung Fu San Soo, died peacefully at his Ontario, Calif., home on June 11, due to complications related to kidney failure. He was 58. Scanlon grew up in Southern California and became a para at age 9, the result of a car accident. “He told […]

Mat Barton: Get Happy!

Mat Barton: Get Happy!

Mat Barton always drew, but he’s become an accomplished cartoonist since his spinal cord injury.

Brianna Scalesse

SCI Life: June 2014

Brianna Scalesse; Wheelchair Fitness Solution; Treading North’s “Beautifully Gone Wrong”