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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 […]

Kristi Hruzewicz: Sailing to Paradise — and Beyond

Kristi Hruzewicz: Sailing to Paradise — and Beyond

Para Kristi Hreuzewicz followed her sailing dream to a surprising life beyond her expectations.

SCI Life: March 2015

SCI Life: March 2015

“I’ve been able to make myself very vulnerable and really just be an open book,” says Kevin Brooks, a T1 para.

Journey to the End of the World

Journey to the End of the World

Quad Seth McBride and his wife, Kelly, soldier on and complete their 6,500-mile handcycling adventure to reach the southernmost city in the world.

SCI Life: February 2015

SCI Life: February 2015

Athlete Trish Downing quickly learned that SCI doesn’t touch the desire to be active and compete.

Crip Buzz: February 2015

Crip Buzz: February 2015

I went to the local grocery store and a woman sparked up a conversation with me, and asked me if I did any sports. Just to be different, I said no, I am too old and broken for that. She says to me …

Winter Sports Clinic for Vets: March 29-April 3

Winter Sports Clinic for Vets: March 29-April 3

Hundreds of disabled veterans from around the country will gather this spring in Snowmass Village, Colo., to participate in the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. While there, they will receive world-class adaptive winter sports instruction. The clinic will be held from March 29 to April 3, 2015 and is for U.S. military veterans and […]

Journey to the End of the World

Journey to the End of the World

Seth McBride, a quad, and his wife embark on an epic handcycling adventure.

Jarrett Martin: King of the Sky

Jarrett Martin: King of the Sky

Jarrett Martin has never stopped loving the excitement of freefalling, even when he became a T3 para.

Handcycling: Not Just for Paras

Handcycling: Not Just for Paras

No longer do quads and others with limited arm strength need to sit by and watch as paras crank their mountain bike handcycles up steep slopes. Power-assist options are opening up the rugged outdoors like never before. It’s the final day of Moab Mania — the annual six-day adaptive mountain bike clinic put on by […]