Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Tag: Recreation

Burning desire: Quadriplegic artist turns sun’s rays into portrait of Oilers’ McDavid

'He's going up on my wall,' Norm Shewchuk says of the picture he created on wood Growing up in Gimli, Man., Norm Shewchuk was passionate...

Sit Ski Trainer helps people with spinal cord injuries

An inventor on the western slope is trying to help everyone ski, particularly people with spinal cord injuries. HAYDEN -- At his workshop near...
LifeWaters

LifeWaters: Disabled scuba diving non-profit improves lives

"I never realized how majestic it would be. Scuba diving is magical." ST. LOUIS – For scuba divers like Jessi and Jamie Hatfield, taking...

For more than 30 years, A-1 Scuba and Craig Hospital have partnered to provide...

Deep beneath the surface of a crystal blue pool or a dark green ocean, differences tend to fade. As a former physical therapist at...

How adaptive ski programs are giving the injured their lives back

IT’S A COBALT-SKY, 13-inch powder day at Tahoe’s Alpine Meadows and Matt Leonard is on the bunny slope. This isn’t exactly where Leonard, a...

Two Adventurers to Swap Wheelchairs for Parachutes

'Skydiving is next on my list' Tonio Mercieca and Christine Borg will be swapping their wheelchairs for a parachute later this month as they...

Quadriplegics and paraplegics go on skydiving adventure

A group of people with spinal cord injuries visited iFly Virginia Beach to experience what it feels like to skydive. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) --...

Patients with paralysis learn how to scuba dive at the Kennedy Krieger Institute

As her father guided her wheelchair down the ramp alongside the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s pool on Saturday, 12-year-old Tylena Fisher fiddled with the folds...

A phone call helped inspire Will to seize the high ground

SINCE a life-changing accident five years ago, wheelchair user Will Clark, from Grasmere, has become a charity volunteer, taken up sailing and ski-karting and...

Guy in Wheelchair Crowd Surfs to Join Coldplay On Stage in Dublin

https://youtu.be/DKXTBjYuqls A Coldplay fan crowd-surfed over to the stage in his wheelchair and was then invited on to perform with the band. Amazing. During last...