Adaptive Recreational Swimming

“Liz is My Hero” by Judy Jennings (Pitt Hopkins Awareness Day 9/18/13)

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Liz is my hero. “Her journey through adaptive sports defines her persistence, determination, dedication, and concentration. For most in this world, training and competing in four sports would be enough of a challenge. For Liz, this is just shy of a miracle. Why? When Liz was 6-9 months old, Liz was diagnosed with “failure to …

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Jesse Murphree, American Hero – ‘The Current’ Film

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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 Recreational Swimming – World of Adaptive Sports

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Swimming has become one of the most popular adaptive sports amongst athletes and recreational participants. This water based activity is one which most individuals, regardless of ability level, have an awareness of from an early age. Most everyone has been in or at least around a swimming pool, lake, or ocean at some point in time. …

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