Sunday, September 26, 2021

Tag: skiing

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Back-Up Trust

We are here to inspire independence in anyone affected by spinal cord injury and to encourage everyone to get the most from their lives....

Experimental scaffold hasn’t reversed her paralysis, but she’s embraced life ‘with wheels as legs’

Jesi Stracham used to captivate biotech investors and inadvertently move markets with social media posts documenting her dogged quest to get out of her wheelchair...

Always Climb Higher by Jeff Pagels

Story of the comeback from a devastating spinal cord injury in 1984 to Jeff Pagels and how he came back to be the fastest USA Nordic Disabled Skier in the world and then abandoned competition against others to just compete with himself by climbing mountains and other extreme outdoor pursuits.

Disabled veterans refuse to let their injuries slow them down

JUPITER, Fla. - If you told Army veteran Donald Thomas he would end up speeding down a mountain one day, he'd tell you that you we're crazy.

Quadriplegic returns to ski slopes after decade

A decade after a ski accident left him paralyzed from the neck down, Kenny Salvini, 33, took to the slopes again this month. "Feels good....