Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Paralytic jumper an inspiration to the disabled

SIBU: Barely a day in Sibu, Canadian BASE jumper Lonnie Bissonnette has become an instant inspiration to people here, particularly the disabled. Lonnie, 48, paralysed from the shoulder down, is the first and only paraplegic...

Athlete keeps racing after spinal-cord injury

Judging from his time in the City of Roses half-marathon Sunday, a spinal-cord injury hasn't slowed Zach Young down. The Southeast Missouri State University student said he covered the 13.1-mile distance in about an hour...

Paraplegic man to compete in 10k

Riggs seeks to utilize muscle memory therapy CEDAR CITY — September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness month and one Cedar City man hopes to bring awareness to a condition he’s lived with for more than...

Young man breaks spine, takes recovery one day at a time

His doctor can’t say yet if he’ll ever walk again, but 26-year-old Anh Tuan Nguyen doesn’t worry about the future. After falling more than 20 feet from a ladder and seriously injuring his spine...

Pete comes rolling home

HE’S notched up 14,224 miles in a 150-day odyssey, and now wheelchair wanderer Peter Donnelly has finally rolled back home to St Helens on the fifth anniversary of the injury that paralysed him from...

Paraplegic Instructional Driving Video

Colin Buchanan driving an adaptive vehicle, T4 paraplegic.

The Late Teddy Pendergrass Talks Career After Spinal Cord Injury

Singer Teddy Pendergrass has a voice of gold and was one of our favorite R&B and Soul singers. He made music that we will always remember and had a special sound that we couldn’t...