Sunday, October 24, 2021

Tag: Paralympics

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...

Stacy Kohut – Four Wheel Annihilation!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yG3waSYkyI Stacy Kohut shreds Whistler Mountain Bike Park trails aboard his awesome Four Wheel bike! He is a true inspiration to us all! RESPECT! Video produced by...

Rio Paralympics: Kurt Fearnley predicts ‘boosting’ cheats will get caught

Australia's champion wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley says from his first Paralympics, in Sydney 2000, he has heard stories about boosting – the practice among athletes with spinal cord injuries of inflicting trauma on themselves, such as breaking a toe or sitting on their scrotums, to raise their blood pressure and improve performance.

Paralympian Jen French Announced as Conquer Paralysis Now’s First Champion

French joins the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation's effort to cure paralysis in next decade. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 - Joining Conquer...

Paralympian turns politician

Michelle Stilwell one of three B.C. MLAs with a physical disability In much the way she views her wheelchair racing career - she is an...

Paralympics: Spinal Cord Injuries Open Door to ‘Boosting’

Bryan Kirkland could always spot a booster. Sweaty arms, shaky legs and "chicken skin" were telltale signs of the dangerous practice, banned from the...