Adaptive Snow Sports

“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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Jim Martinson – The Movement: One Man Joins An Uprising

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Jim Martinson once dreamed that he could spend his life as a skibum. Then he went on a tour of duty in Vietnam. Jim was injured in a landmine explosion. Jim did not allow this accident to break his will. He returned to the US and, following his recovery, began his journey in a wheelchair. When …

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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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