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Wanted: Photos of Wheelchair Users at Major League Baseball Games

Wanted: Photos of Wheelchair Users at Major League Baseball Games

Images of wheelchair users at Major League Baseball Games aren’t typically included in fan cam shots. So wouldn’t it be awesome if, on the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, all Major League Baseball games — 26 broadcasts in all — showed fans who use wheelchairs and discussed the ADA during the games? […]

Martial Arts for Wheelers

Martial Arts for Wheelers

With benefits like improved self-esteem and confidence, studying martial arts is appealing to more and more wheelchair users.

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 […]

Simon Calcavecchia

SCI Life: May 2015

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

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 …

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