Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Recreation

Access Unlimited changes lives with outdoor adventures for people with disabilities

Jesse Alberi was out elk hunting 12 years ago when his truck rolled on a hilly dirt road. The accident crushed the cab and left him paralyzed from the waist down. Later as he lay...

The World’s Only Independent Alpine Ski for Complex Disabilities

Speed, precision and excitement are not usually associated with life after a catastrophic injury or illness. Until now. The TetraSki represents technology that has finally caught up with our adaptive skiers' dreams as it offers...

Artist paralyzed by bullet learns to paint intricate designs with a brush in her...

Thousands of people order the holiday cards Mariam Paré paints, but few know her backstory is as incredible as the art she creates. For as long as she could remember, she was surrounded by color;...

Accessible Hunter creator inspires others to get back into the woods

It was, for Greg Traynor, a moment of revelation. It was autumn, his favorite time of year. And he was in the woods, archery hunting, his most cherished outdoor activity among many. The sun was shining...

Woman Goes Adaptive Heliskiing in Valdez, Alaska

https://youtu.be/Gbq9iCwm1Tc A disabled mum achieved her dream of heliskiing and the magical moment was captured in an amazing video. Mum and motivational speaker Sarah-Jane Stazsak, from Blackheath, Australia, lost the use of her legs after...

Adventuring After Spinal Cord Injury

West Livaudais has a hiking resume that measures up with the best of them. Filled with the iconic trails and summits of the Pacific Northwest, it’s an impressive Rolodex of backcountry adventures and lived...

A memorable fishing experience for paralyzed veterans

CHAMBERLAIN, South Dakota—As a crane operator lifted Kristina Allen into a boat Friday morning in Chamberlain, the parapalegic veteran set sail for her second day of fishing on the Missouri River. Allen was one of...

Ashlee can’t move her legs but she’s a certified scuba diver

Ashlee Florrimell is a self-proclaimed "water baby" so, despite being a paraplegic, it was a natural progression to start scuba diving and "exploring the bottom of the ocean". Ms Florrimell, 31, undertook a ground-breaking scuba...

California’s accessible campsites put the outdoors within reach

When Steve Dalton sets up at Yosemite’s Housekeeping Camp, a popular campground along the Merced River with views of Half Dome and Yosemite Falls, it takes him back to childhood camping trips with his...

Art as an outlet: Montag, who has been a quadriplegic for 40 years, is...

Jeff Montag’s fingers can’t hold a paintbrush, but that doesn’t stop him from painting portraits, flowers, flamenco dancers, ornery bulls, airplanes, Sioux warriors and Kearney landmarks. A quadriplegic for 40 years, Montag creates art in...