Posts by Christopher Di Virgilio

The Celebration Continues with Amanda Young

It’s our last week to celebrate Women’s History Month and we are celebrating with a woman who is a lover of travel, shoes, fitness and sky-diving.   Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, March 29, 2017 – 10:59am By Courtney Verrill Amanda Young always travels in style with her shoes that stand out and a show stopping […]

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Spoke Spotlight – Christina Gardner

Our celebration of Women’s History Month continues with Christina Gardner, a U.S. Army veteran and an all-star sled hockey player   Online Exclusive posted Monday, March 20, 2017 – 10:33am By Courtney Verrill A spinal cord injury, skull and facial fractures and frost bite that led to double amputation from the knee down didn’t stop […]

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Spoke Spotlight – Kendall Speaks

Our celebration of Women’s History Month continues   Online Exclusive posted Monday, March 13, 2017 – 2:31pm By Christopher Di Virgilio For 12-year-old Kendall Speaks, sports are her new love. They have given her confidence, taught her the importance of team work and good sportsmanship and given her the opportunity to make new friends. It […]

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Pressure Sore Prevention Tips

Pressure sore prevention may be one of the most overlooked routines to manage … but it shouldn’t be   Online Exclusive posted Monday, March 13, 2017 – 10:15am By Kristin Mcnealus, DPT, MBA, ATP When you have difficulty moving, and sensation that is impaired or absent, you are at a high risk to damage your […]

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Spoke Spotlight – Rachel Malone

We’re celebrating Women’s History Month   Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, March 8, 2017 – 8:53am By Christopher Di Virgilio From Haiti to Iceland to Barcelona, Rachel Malone is putting her degree in travel and hospitality to very good use. The Minnesota native has never let her disability get in the way and has traveled to […]

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Spoke art helps bring your wheelchair alive

An Ireland business helps decorate your wheelchair to match your outfit   Online Exclusive posted Tuesday, March 7, 2017 – 1:42pm By Courtney Verrill If you’re a wheelchair user who loves bright colors, art and design, Izzy Wheels spoke art is perfect for you. Izzy Wheels, a business located in Ireland, makes decorative spoke guards that help […]

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At the Olympic Training Center

Abby Dunkin returns to Team USA women’s basketball   Online Exclusive posted Tuesday, January 31, 2017 – 11:12am By Christopher Di Virgilio   Late last week the National Wheelchair Basketball Association announced the preliminary roster for Team USA’s 2017 women’s basketball team. And while the final team selection won’t come until later this summer, the […]

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Things to Know About the 2016 Stance ISA Worlds

Adaptive surfers from across the globe are ready to hit the waves in Calif., during the 2016 Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championships   Online Exclusive posted Monday, December 5, 2016 – 1:50pm By ISA Staff The 2016 Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship presented by Vissla and the City of San Diego is set to gather […]

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