Every mile that four Paraplegic athletes taking part in the Wheel to Walk tour put behind them brings them that much closer to their destination of St. John’s, N.L.
Every donation of 30 cents they receive along the way makes it that much more likely they’ll be able to walk again.
Charlie Cetinski, Les McLaughlin, Chuck Mealing and Harvey Uppal are riding handcycles — recumbent tricycles equipped with hand cranks — across Canada to raise money for research into treatment for spinal cord injuries. By the time they finish their journey in September, they hope to have raised $10 million, or the equivalent of 30 cents from every Canadian. Continue Reading »