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LIVING THE DREAM How I became a wheelchair tennis star after I was paralysed...

LAUREN Jones, 23, is a wheelchair tennis player from Worthing. Lauren, who was number 25 in the world, tells how she made her sport dreams come true and is now living a life she loves,...

Experimental Spinal Cord Treatment Helps Texas Man Regain Some Motion After Paralyzing Accident

Kent Stephenson is on a treadmill, working to put one foot in front of the other as a team of trainers helps guide his legs. There's a harness holding him upright, but Stephenson is,...

Off the cuff: How I fell in love with my wheelchair

Don’t ever call me ‘wheelchair bound’. My wheelchair doesn’t bind me — it liberates me The wheelchair represents many different things, depending on the beholder’s personal experience. Many is the time I have been acutely...

Quadriplegic vs. Paraplegic | What’s the difference?

https://youtu.be/a1rj4-NfE-o Cole & Charisma put together a video explaining the difference between quadriplegia and paraplegia. Thank you to everyone who helped us make this video happen! Cole & Charisma hopes that this helps you all...

Paralympian Mackenzie Soldan Is Making History in Wheelchair Tennis

The 26-year-old is the first wheelchair player to train full-time at the USTA National Campus. After winning Paralympic Gold at the 2016 Rio Games, Mackenzie Soldan considered the elite athlete chapter in her life to...

Ashlee can’t move her legs but she’s a certified scuba diver

Ashlee Florrimell is a self-proclaimed "water baby" so, despite being a paraplegic, it was a natural progression to start scuba diving and "exploring the bottom of the ocean". Ms Florrimell, 31, undertook a ground-breaking scuba...

Paralympians get chance behind the wheel of a NASCAR Cup car at Richmond

Falci Adaptive Motorsports is backed by Furniture Row's Barney Visser Five people with mobility challenges, including three U.S. Paralympians, were recently treated to a ride-and-drive experience in a Toyota Camry at Richmond Raceway. The event...

Childhood Friends, Paralyzed at Different Times, Turn to Fitness and Each Other For Support

https://youtu.be/msCM6pD8Kws A twist of fate brought these friends closer than they had ever been. CJ Bellamy, 29, and David Kellam, 30, were both paralyzed in separate incidents years apart, but now the childhood friends have...

Trailer for True Story WALK. RIDE. RODEO. from Netflix

https://youtu.be/BK0rbzLk0YI Netflix’s ‘Walk. Ride. Rodeo’ shares Amberley Snyder’s inspirational true story Amberley Snyder (Spencer Locke)’s dreams of a college scholarship and pro rodeo career are brought to a halt when she's involved in a devastating accident....
Ryan Straschnitzki

‘I‘m here to inspire people‘: Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player relearns old skills

CALGARY — Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player Ryan Straschnitzki is on his hands and knees trying a skill he hasn‘t had to practise for 18 years — how to crawl. Straschnitzki, with the assistance of two...