Friday, June 18, 2021

Tag: Wings for Life

I May Have Suffered A Spinal Injury, But The Ball Is Still In My...

My love for the game of baseball began the moment I picked up a bat and a ball at two years old. From that day forward, I couldn't put them down. Fast forward 17...

Paralyzed Cyclist Takes the Ride of His Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kX_hn3Xf90g Martyn Ashton wants to inspire others In 2013, stunt cyclist Martyn Ashton, a former world champion mountain biker, crashed during a cycling event and was left paralyzed from the waist down. Recently, with the help...

Local runner’s victory inspired by quadriplegic son

Blaine Penny knew he’d be caught eventually, and it happened at the 65-kilometre mark of his race. The chase car pulled up beside him as he chugged along by himself on the road just...

You Can Help Find a Cure for Spinal Cord Injury

Wings for Life and the Reeve Foundation have united around a common goal and need your help today. It all started with a single toe. Even today, Dr. Susan Harkema recalls the words spoken by...

Unique global race benefits charity

As a professional triathlete and former swimmer at the University of Georgia, Haley Chura always has raced to a finish line. There's always been a beginning, middle and defined end to every race she...

A world running for a chance to walk again

CU alum returns to Colorado to race for a cure for spinal cord injuries University of Colorado graduate Thomas Cloyd has gone through painstaking changes in his life, both physically and mentally, after a spinal...

Project Walk and Wings for Life World Run Partner to Help Find a Cure...

May 4th is unlike any other day. It's a day where people can come together all over the world, at the very same time to help bring awareness and funds to support spinal cord...

Small steps in creating hope for spinal cord injury victims

The creator of Red Bull is behind 82 global projects focusing on spinal cord injuries The story of how Austrian entrepreneur Dietrich Mateschitz became one of the richest men in Europe is a remarkable tale...

British GP: Mark and Seb unveil Wings for Life cars

Red Bull Racing drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber unveiled their Wings for Life cars today ahead of this weekend’s British Grand Prix. Both will drive their specially-branded RB8s, which each feature more than...

Faces For Charity 2012 – Upload, Donate, Race!

Red Bull charity Wings for Life has released a film to promote its collaboration with the energy drink’s Formula One team