Record-Breaking!

Record-breaking wheelchair team pulls plane at Heathrow to help disabled flying charity UK charity Aerobility has joined forces with British Airways and Heathrow Airport Ltd to set a new record for the Heaviest aircraft pulled over 100m by a wheelchair team. On the 23 November 2018, the London airport opened its doors to 98 participants […]

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Duke Adaptive

Adaptive rock climbing brings together individuals with and without disabilities to learn climbing basics and challenge one another to reach new goals – whether that goal is the top of the wall or just one more hand-hold. Duke Adaptive Climbing is a combined effort between Duke University students and Duke Outdoor Adventures. Starting in the […]

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McGloin Calls For Better Access To Motorsports

Nathalie McGloin is the only female tetraplegic racing driver competing against non-disabled drivers at a professional level and she is using her prominence to advocate for better access for disabled drivers to get involved in racing. As the President of the international FIA Disability and Accessibility Commission, she has called for fundamental, widespread changes to […]

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Bridge II Sports

EveryBODYPlaysNC “SPORTS SHOULD BE, AND MUST BE, MADE AVAILABLE FOR ALL”– NC School Administrator In North Carolina, Bridge II Sports is putting this edict into action getting students with physical disabilities off the sidelines while teaching their classmates about the ability of disability through the EveryBODYPlaysNC School Initiative. BIIS staff and athletes with disabilities host […]

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Montjane qualifies for 4th US Open!

SA wheelchair tennis star Montjane qualifies for 4th US Open World number six Kgothatso Montjane in action at last year’s US Open. Photo: Teamsa/Anna Vasalaki  JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s top wheelchair tennis women’s player, Kgothatso Montjane, has qualified for her fourth US Open, making it her 12th appearance in a Grand Slam tournament. The world […]

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Quadriplegic Athlete Has Unfinished Business at Boston

Quadriplegic Matt Wetherbee and longtime girlfriend Kaitlyn Kiley will unofficially compete in the 2018 Boston Marathon. Photo Credit: HOTSHOT In June 2016, Matt Wetherbee was left paralyzed after going head first into a wall during a pick-up basketball game. Severely damaging his spinal cord, Wetherbee was transported to the hospital where he spent two months […]

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