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? […]
With benefits like improved self-esteem and confidence, studying martial arts is appealing to more and more wheelchair users.
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 […]
“I couldn’t believe that guys with similar injuries as mine were bodybuilding. It was a life-changing moment.”
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 […]
Para Kristi Hreuzewicz followed her sailing dream to a surprising life beyond her expectations.
“I’ve been able to make myself very vulnerable and really just be an open book,” says Kevin Brooks, a T1 para.
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.
Athlete Trish Downing quickly learned that SCI doesn’t touch the desire to be active and compete.