Surf, Sun, and Wheelchair Fun

Surf, Sun, and Wheelchair Fun

Growing up in a time when the snowboard industry was exploding, surfing became a natural extension of that lifestyle during the summer. However, after my snowboard accident, it looked like my chances of catching that perfect wave were gone. I wasn't going to give up, though. I was determined to get back onto the slopes and into the ocean.

Posted on 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Self-Advocacy: Why It Matters and 4 Simple Steps to Get Started

Self-Advocacy: Why It Matters and 4 Simple Steps to Get Started

Can anyone tell your story better than you? Can another person passionately speak up against changes that negatively impact your ability to maintain independence and quality of life the way that you can?

Posted on 9/12/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Kickstarting My Way to Alaska

Kickstarting My Way to Alaska

I'd always wanted to visit Alaska. My original plan was to graduate from college and ride a motorcycle from my home in Colorado to Alaska and see as much wilderness as I could muster. Unfortunately, when I graduated from college I had neither the motorcycle nor the financial stability to make that trip a reality. Then, of course, I broke my neck and everything changed.

Posted on 9/5/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


The Best Accessible Colleges in America

The Best Accessible Colleges in America

Finding the right college or university when you have a disability can be a daunting and overwhelming task, but don't fret! We've collected six of the best, most accessible schools here. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has helped relieve a lot of worries, but it is important to know what awesome opportunities are available for those students with disabilities to maximize their college experience. Many colleges provide academic assistive programs, personal care assistants, transportation, and even adaptive sports teams!

Posted on 8/29/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Working Together to Achieve Greatness

Working Together to Achieve Greatness

I competed in wheelchair sports events ranging from basketball to table tennis to track for most of my life. I represented Hong Kong in the 1972 Paralympics and I represented Canada in the 1976, 1980, and 1984 Paralympics, earning silver medals in the table tennis event.

Posted on 8/22/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


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