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Five Articles that Exemplify the Spirit of Make A Hero

June 14, 2013

Make A Hero is grateful for any and all media coverage that highlights adaptive sports athletes, recreational participants, and the adaptive groups that assist those involved in adaptive sports.

Below, is a list of 5 articles that display the inspirational spirit of Make A Hero:

5.)  “We have this idea that a disability is an awful thing in a person’s life. You can still live a normal, active lifestyle with a new appreciation and understanding of what life with a disability is.”

Adaptive Sports founder finds wealth of rewards in helping disabled athletes January 15, 2013 | Des Moines

4.)  “I have always been a proud woman with a disability. I was strengthened by my childhood experiences.”

IU East staff member shares life-changing moment, childhood experiences in new film ‘The Movement’ November 1, 2011 | Indiana University

3.) “I was concerned about looking like a fool — just not being able to do it, falling down. My daughter thought I was insane.”

Universal’s Rick Finkelstein hits slopes in The Movement November 13, 2011 | Los Angeles Times

2.)  “I am the best that I have ever been. I now believe I am ready to get back on the snow and not only enjoy the mountain again but also overcome the setbacks that my injury had given me. I think about the mountains nearly every day and just want to be able to be with my friends and next to my little brother and teaching him how to board.”

Taking Life Back February 7, 2012 | National Ability Center Blog

1.)  “I’m so honored to be involved in The Current and to be in the company of such inspiring athletes. Make A Hero’s mission aligns with my passion to raise awareness for athletes with disabilities and I couldn’t be more excited to help make this film a success.”

Mallory Weggemann Joins the All-Star Cast of The Current – a Make A Hero Film December 11, 2012 | PR

The media resource section of Make A Hero’s website, features an extensive overview of all articles in which Make A Hero has been featured, please have a look!

Were any of these articles the first exposure you had to Make A Hero? Which article do you think best exemplifies the spirit of Make A Hero?

Help us spread the word about adaptive sports and shine the spotlight on our Heros!  Thanks in advance for leaving feedback in the comments section below and / or via the Make A Hero Facebook page.