Shouldering the Load

My shoulders are killing me. There, I’ve admitted it. Shoulder injuries are the bane of manual wheelchair users. Two-thirds of wheelchair users report suffering shoulder pain. According to Gellman H, Sie I, Waters RL. Late complications of the weight-bearing upper…
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Beware the Inspiration Juggernaut

(Total aside: I love the word “juggernaut“, defined as “a huge, powerful, and overwhelming force or institution”. I also love the fact that it’s used in Britain to refer to a very large truck. I’m very fond of the word…
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Wheelchair Racing and the Fear of Falling

Here we are at the beginning of the racing season. The weather has warmed up, and it’s time to hit the road and get some training in. I’ve been hunting for an event or two to do before the Bolder…
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Looking Forward to Spring

Nothing like the end of a bleak, cold, windy February to make a person’s thoughts turn to the upcoming racing season. Between the walking (hard work, I tell you, hard work), surgery in late December, and the weather, I’m way…
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Disabled? Want Sports Equipment?

Challenged Athletes Foundation is now accepting grant applications. If you’re disabled and want to get into sports, check out what CAF funded last year, and apply for a grant. Grant applications are due on December 1st.