Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Athletics

Golf: A game for everyone

After becoming a quadriplegic in 2008, Sydneysider James Gribble's is on an inspiring journey to make golf accessible for all abilities. Everything changed in James...

Capturing Action Sports as a Quadriplegic Photographer

https://youtu.be/6O6NLst__oc Loren Worthington is a photographer with a unique perspective, both literally and figuratively. A spinal cord injury cost Worthington the use of three of...

Driving wheels of inspiration

It is one thing to believe that it is your responsibility to inspire, but driving over 5000kms to reach out to thousands of speciallyabled...

Questions with Bob Sansevere Quadriplegic athlete Jennifer Peterson

In 1983, at age 17, Jennifer Peterson was injured while downhill skiing. The injury left her a quadriplegic, with no use of her legs...

The life Steve Klemz knew changed 40 years ago

The dreams always return in October, just before the anniversary. They’re vivid. They’re graphic. They’re always the same. Steve Klemz is 17 again. He’s playing football. He’s...

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen: The Next Adventure

An Olympic athlete and CSU alumna, Amy Van Dyken-Roeun, has recently undergone a new adventure in her life. Van Dyken-Rouen was involved in an ATV...

What Kids Should Know About Spinal Injuries in Sports

A push to alert high school athletes about neck injuries A new push is under way to raise awareness of a little-understood but dangerous risk...

After injury leaves him paralyzed, an MMA fighter battles still

This is the first in a series of stories about local mixed martial arts fighter Devin Johnson, who suffered a traumatic injury while training...

Paul Williams won’t be punished by spinal cord injury

Former Middleweight World Champion, Paul “The Punisher” Williams (41W-2L-27KO) recently gave his first televised interview…

Spinal cord injury won’t stop surfers from catching a wave

WILDWOOD CREST — A spinal cord injury doesn’t mean that you have to give up the things that make life worth living. Even surfing is...