September 2016

Adaptive Rowing Gets Me On the Water

By | September 7th, 2016|

Since the bicycling accident that caused Ron Gold’s spinal cord injury almost five years ago, he’s under doctor’s orders to stay out of the water. But with adaptive rowing, he can at least get on the water, if not in.

August 2016

Major Budget Cuts Impact Rio 2016 Paralympics

By | August 29th, 2016|

This year's fencing event will be held at Olympic Park, as the site where it was originally to take place will be dismantled as [...]

Wheelchair Boxing Strives to be a Paralympic Sport

By | August 19th, 2016|

Wheelchair boxing may one day become a Paralympic sport, but it still has a long way to go. Just ask Ian Cannon. The 23-year-old Glastonbury, [...]

Wheeling in Cuba: 90 Miles Away and a World Apart

By | August 1st, 2016|

Cuba is only 90 miles from the tip of Florida, but Josh Basile and his friends found visiting Havana is like wheeling into a 1950s time warp.

July 2016

South Carolina: A Whole New Feat … On Their Feet

By | July 1st, 2016|

Shouts of congratulations and waves of applause could be heard along the entire race route from runners and spectators alike. The unique reason for all of the support is that both of them have spinal cord injuries.

June 2016

Apple Watch Will Soon Count Every Roll of a Wheel as Well as Step of a Foot

By | June 15th, 2016|

It can already count every step of a foot, and soon the Apple Watch will be able to track every roll of a wheel. At [...]

Gaylord Resort Apologizes for Employee Calling Amy Van Dyken a “Cripple”

By | June 10th, 2016|

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, has swiftly apologized to ex-Olympian Amy Van Dyken for its employee, a hotel security officer named [...]

May 2016

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Presents Sip-and-Puff Adaptoys

By | May 6th, 2016|

In hopes of bringing Adaptoys to market, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has launched a crowdfunding campaign.

Hitting Like Women

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Despite its macho image, wheelchair rugby is a coed sport. Ian Ruder talks with women who are trying to level the playing field.

7 Fun Handcycle Options for Paras and Quads

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Handcycling is a popular sport for good reason. It provides a freedom akin to the feeling of gliding and allows for distant exploration, from neighborhood [...]

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