AFTER the accident the first thing I wanted to do was tell everybody I was going to walk again. Just days after Christmas in 2014, I fell off the balcony of my Sydney northern beaches home. Our lives turned upside down in an instant. With my wife Jo by my side, I was rushed to… Continue Reading »
Some people have natural athletic abilities, and Quebec-born Erin Saari, is one of them.
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — They stared each other down with seemingly serious intentions, two racers sounding like boxers as they engaged in playful trash talk and measured each other. “Just take it easy on me,” said Sam Schmidt, the quadriplegic in a wheelchair. “Just take it easy on me,” said Mario Andretti, the 77-year-old Hall of… Continue Reading »
The fourth Wings for Life World Run was another record-breaking edition – with 155,288 registered participants raising a huge 6.8 million euros for spinal cord research. The global movement saw 27 course records smashed as participants of all levels, from fun runners to elite champions, set off at 11:00 UTC, running side-by-side and via the… Continue Reading »
Richard Bagby of Richmond, Virginia to Represent Disability Community NEW YORK, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — United Spinal Association’s 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, June 11-14 in Washington, D.C., will host Richard Bagby, former collegiate athlete and deputy director of the organization’s Virginia chapter, along with other prominent disability advocates to speak directly with legislators… Continue Reading »