Adaptive Outdoor Sports

Bethany Hamilton, Story of a Hero – ‘The Current’ Film

Bethany Hamilton

“I am glad to get involved with ‘Make A Hero’ and ‘The Current’ movie because I love to share the importance of staying active, healthy and having fun, no matter your physical limitations. Also, I love the ocean – to me, it’s a gift from God – and I know that it has played a unique role in …

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Jesse Murphree, American Hero – ‘The Current’ Film

Jesee Murphree scuba diving

While serving in the US military in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, also known as the “Valley of Death” amongst American forces, Corporal Jesse Murphree’s life was changed forever on December 27, 2007. While stopping with his comrade to turn around one of their cars, he recalls “mid-sentence of talking to my buddy… I heard kind of …

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Adaptive Mono-ski / Sit-ski – World of Adaptive Sports

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A featured event in the winter Paralympic games, adaptive athletes participate in alpine skiing throughout the world on both recreational and competitive platforms. Alpine skiing was the featured adaptive sport in Make a Hero’s first film “The Movement: One Man Joins an Uprising”. On the Paralympic level, there are seven divisions of the sport as referenced …

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Adaptive Cycling – World of Adaptive Sports

adaptive cycling

Riding a bike can be an enjoyable activity for individuals of all abilities. Riders can commute around town at a leisurely pace, or utilize their bike for training and competitive racing. There’s no reason why those who are unable to operate a conventional bicycle, due to physical limitation, shouldn’t be able to enjoy those same …

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Chris Waddell – The Movement: One Man Joins An Uprising

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“Its not what happens to you. It’s what you do with what happens to you.” The following is the second edition of the Friday feature blog of inspiring heroes that have supported Make A Hero. This week we are featuring Mr. Chris Waddell from ‘The Movement‘: One Man Joins An Uprising with a biography according to …

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Joshua Myers, 2016 Paralympic Hopeful – Hero Gallery Guest Authored Blog Post

Joshua Myers

My name is Joshua Myers. I was born 9 weeks pre-mature, which led to Cerebral Palsy and my being confined to a wheelchair since birth. Cerebral Palsy is a non-contagious motor condition that causes physical disability in human development, primarily within body movement. There are many different levels of Cerebral Palsy; my specific condition is …

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