Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Games

Canadian Provinces Pledge Millions for Spinal Cord Injury Research

On the final day of the Winter Paralympics in Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), Premier Gordon Cambell told the press that BC would give $25 million to spinal cord injury research. Rick Hansen, a Canadian...

Paralympics raised the bar

The Winter Olympics were a huge success, bringing Canadians together as never before, shining a new light on our province, and proving that yes, we can do it. There is a good chance, however, that...

Sit-Ski Success

From school project to the Paralympics A sit-ski that started as an extracurricular project for some University of Calgary students will be on display at the Paralympics in Whistler, B.C., this week and may soon...

Paralympic torch lands in Toronto on way across the country

TORONTO — Three years ago, Master Cpl. Jody Mitic stepped on a landmine in Afghanistan and along with losing both of his legs, he also thought he would never be able to play sports...

Power Soccer

Power Soccer is the first competitive team sport designed and developed specifically for power wheelchair users.

Gridiron Heroes help athletes who have suffered spinal injuries

Few football games have had as much impact on as many lives as that state championship game in 2002 between Everman and Burnet. That was the game in which Everman defensive back Corey Fulbright...

Paralysis doesn’t stop ex-football players from giving back

Paralysis doesn't stop former football athletes from raising money to make life a little easier for youngsters who suffer catastrophic spinal cord injuries Only the start of a football game bothers Kenneth Jennings, who blows...

Ricky “Bobby” James: a Remarkable Story of Perseverance

He lives by the one word: Perseverance. His goals and dreams are being fulfilled with each challenge that comes his way. He has raced in the Baja 500, along with competing in the Ironman competition...

Rejoyce – Rehab at Home

An Australian first University of Melbourne and Austin Health study will test home-based online rehabilitation with video games to give spinal cord injury patients the hope of regaining the movement of their hands.

Play on Canada’s Man in Motion to debut at Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics

TORONTO — When Gemini Award-winning writer Dennis Foon was asked a year and a half ago to pen a play on wheelchair athlete Rick Hansen for a debut at the 2010 Winter Olympics, he...