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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Sam Schmidt hopes foundation leaves ultimate legacy

When Sam Schmidt began to prepare his remarks for his Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday, he struggled. The race car...

What is a spinal cord injury?

A spinal cord injury means that the spinal cord of a person is damaged and the person cannot do things that they otherwise would...

Quadriplegic Argentine finds adrenaline rush with racing drone

https://youtu.be/FINbdXiHEmg Agustín Zanoli loved the rush of riding motorcycles and ATVs, but after an accident left him paralyzed, he was unable to participate in some...

From father to quadriplegic: How rehab gave me my life back

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,...

Apple Accessibility — Designed for everyone

Designed for Todd S. https://youtu.be/4PoE9tHg_P0 Todd is the CEO of a technology consulting company and a prominent member of the quadriplegic community. With Siri, Switch Control,...

A ‘freak’ accident sidelines lifelong athlete with severe spinal cord injury

Some people have natural athletic abilities, and Quebec-born Erin Saari, is one of them. “I’ve been playing sports my entire life. I grew up playing...

Schmidt, Andretti trade barbs on eve of semi-autonomous car showdown

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana -- They stared each other down with seemingly serious intentions, two racers sounding like boxers as they engaged in playful trash talk...

The key numbers from a record-breaking Wings for Life World Run

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...

United Spinal’s “Roll on Capitol Hill” to Advocate for Policies that Strengthen Health and...

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...

Stunning photographs show an abseiling instructor mother plunging off a cliff in her wheelchair...

The incredible moment a former abseiling instructor who lost the use of her legs in 2013 after a 'simple operation on a bulging disc'...