Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Wheelchair Racing

Sports Apparel Doesn’t Always Fit Wheelchair Athletes. This Designer Wants to Change That

An elite runner with Olympic genes created a collection just for Paralympians as the capstone project for her master’s degree. In an effort to make the country’s fastest runners even faster, Team USA’s running uniforms...

The tremendous spirit of tetraplegic Catriona Williams – who defies odds to fundraise for...

This year Catriona will complete a month-long cycle tour in France. It happened just before Christmas on the 10th of November 2002. "You never forget your date," she tells me. It was the day Catriona Williams, one...

‘What I can do, not can’t do’

Four years after life-changing accident, he's back in the race Jake Anderson is a competitor. A captain of the Chanhassen boys hockey team in 2011-12, he scored 10 goals, helping the Storm to its...
Tim Morris pushing himself farther

Tim Morris pushing himself farther

Ten years ago, personal trainer Tim Morris suffered the unimaginable: a T-4 level spinal cord injury after a rollover car accident that left him in a month-long coma with a broken neck, back, ribs,...

Man makes impressive recovery after near-fatal crash

Five years of pain can wear anyone down. Ask Josh Heine, and he'll tell you healing often takes longer than expected. After a near-fatal car crash in 2007, the 28-year-old Paducah native was left with...

Paralympic Athlete Josh Roberts Going for Gold in Rio

Most of us expect to sweat when we get hot. But imagine if you couldn’t sweat. This condition actually affects many people with spinal cord injuries – like Alabama native Josh Roberts. Roberts will...