Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Tag: Motivational Speaker

Travis Roy

How Travis Roy Rebuilt After a Tragic Hockey Injury

On Oct. 20, 1995, 11 seconds into his college hockey career, Travis Roy found himself face down on the ice at Boston University’s Walter...
Tamara Mena

No barrier is unbreakable! By Tamara Mena

https://youtu.be/whvu8yY1-Uo I am Tamara Mena and I am 30 years old. I’m a host, model, and motivational speaker. I’m a wheelchair user and paraplegic due...

Quadriplegic bride marries her Iron Man

Tracy Todd recently married the man of her dreams in a beautiful ceremony witnessed by friends, family and members of her community. Tracy Todd’s life...

Misfortune won’t get the better of quadriplegic filmmaker Paddy Slattery

In the 20 years since a car crash left him quadriplegic, filmmaker Paddy Slattery has found nothing but opportunity, inspiration and happiness Paddy Slattery remembers...

Travis Roy to Receive Honorary Degree

Former Terrier hockey player now major supporter of spinal cord research https://youtu.be/Il_n5jBQifM In the video above, Travis Roy reflects on his life 20 years after a...

Spinal Cord patient reacts to stem cell breakthrough

WESTLAKE, Ohio --  Cutting edge research being developed in Cleveland could have significant impact on people who've suffered spinal cord damage. In July of 2009, Scott...

Stone’s will: Quadriplegic inspires Cayuse students

Joe Stone has used a wheelchair for four and a half years. In that time the 29-year-old Missoula resident has become the first known quadriplegic...

Former surfer, now quadriplegic’s advice: Never give up

ALBANY, Ore. — Ron Heagy Jr. of Millersburg, Ore., used to think he had problems. He was 17, 6-foot-2, and could bench-press 300 pounds. He...