Friday, June 18, 2021

Tag: Ms. Wheelchair

With UK Doctor’s Support, Former Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky Finds Few Limitations in Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MM6gYJOEb0 LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 6, 2015) — Pockets on the backside of pants are useless for people who sit in a wheelchair all day. And low-waist jeans can be uncomfortably tight and, even worse, an...

Woman competes to be Miss Wheelchair USA

Almost 18 years after a devastating car accident that changed her life, Jaime Smitherman is using her personal tragedy to empower others disabled by injuries. Smitherman was a 16-year-old cheerleader and honor student at Boaz...

Queen on wheels seeks next crown

Jenni Taylor, 24, of Minnetonka, is the reigning Ms. Wheelchair Minnesota. A quadriplegic after a car accident, she speaks to kids with a message of not being afraid of people in wheelchairs. Jenni Taylor isn't...

‘Avatar’ Gets Mixed Praise From Paraplegics

Wheelchair Users Say Paraplegic Action Movie Character Inaccurate, but Uplifting Like others who flocked to see the blockbuster movie "Avatar," 26-year-old Santina Muha was thrilled by the visuals. But unlike the majority of people in the...

Deployment specialist named first runner up at Ms. Wheelchair America

Jannette Saxton, Ms. Wheelchair Washington 2009 became the first runner up at the 2010 Ms. Wheelchair America pageant, held Aug. 29 in Rapid City, South Dakota. Her dedication to getting on with it – her...

Rolling Like a Celebrity-Ms. Wheelchair NJ 2009

Santina Muha not only rolls like a celebrity, she is a celebrity! She also plays an active role in the disability community.  Santina is a guest writer on the EasyStand Blog, read some of her posts. ...

City to host Ms. Wheelchair America pageant this weekend

A diverse group of women from 27 states -- college students, volunteers, office workers, grandmothers -- will gather in Rapid City this week to compete for the national Ms. Wheelchair America title. The 37th annual...