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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Unique global race benefits charity

As a professional triathlete and former swimmer at the University of Georgia, Haley Chura always has raced to a finish line. There's always been a beginning, middle and defined end to every race she...

Senior aims to raise awareness about spinal cord injuries

Helped by the Physically Challenged Athletes Scholarship Fund, Jennifer Bou Lahoud targets a career in neuroscience Jennifer Bou Lahoud walks confidently, with purpose, in front of her USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences...

“Damn Right, I’m Safe.” A documentary about Cory Hahn

https://youtu.be/9CaNuVeK_gI A documentary by Jillian Lopez. It follows the story of the amazing Cory Hahn, former ASU baseball player- now apart of the Arizona Diamondbacks! Without giving too much away, Cory has the most inspirational...

IZ Adaptive Clothing

IZ Adaptive Clothing - Designer Clothing for Men and Women Using Wheelchairs We specialize in making clothing for the seated frame. Our goal is to make clothing fun and give people options that allow them...

Luke Skywalker Inspires Real-Life Hero To Battle Muscular Dystrophy

A young boy, facing overwhelming odds with little hope of success, turns to a Jedi Master and “the Force” for guidance, and eventually inspires the world. This isn’t just the science fiction of Star...

Sailing a lifesaver for record-breaking quadriplegic yachtswoman Hilary Lister

(CNN) -- Hilary Lister had had the difficult conversation with her husband -- a few times in fact. The quadriplegic had finally made the decision to end her life, had prepared to say goodbyes...

IndyCar owner Sam Schmidt chosen to unveil innovative hand, foot-free Corvette

HENDERSON, Nev. – A 1999 IndyCar sits inside Sam Schmidt’s Las Vegas-area home. One day, Schmidt, who is a quadriplegic, hopes to drive it again. The notion is not as far-fetched as it might...

A world running for a chance to walk again

CU alum returns to Colorado to race for a cure for spinal cord injuries University of Colorado graduate Thomas Cloyd has gone through painstaking changes in his life, both physically and mentally, after a spinal...

EPS officer beating the odds, 13 years after becoming quadriplegic

“I was told by the doctors, you broke your neck, you’ll never walk again,” Acting Detective Bryce Clarke said. “You’ll never work again; you won’t have much of a life.” The Edmonton Police Service member...

Studies identify spinal cord neurons that control skilled limb movement

NEW YORK, NY (May 1, 2014) —Researchers have identified two types of neurons that enable the spinal cord to control skilled forelimb movement. The first is a group of excitatory interneurons that are needed...