Get Out, Enjoy Life Summer Tour 2017

It’s time to Get Out, Enjoy Life as SPORTS `N SPOKES, the Spina Bifida Association and Cure Medical bring you Summer Tour 2017


Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 – 3:52pm

It’s summer and that can only mean one thing … It’s time for the Get Out, Enjoy Life contest. This year’s theme is Summer Tour 2017. We’ve got a host of new accessible destinations, two new contest partners and an entire month to get out and enjoy life.

For our return contestants, you’re probably wondering why we’re running GOEL later than usual. Yes, you’d be right. This year we wanted to give coverage to our SPORTS `N SPOKES Junior Athlete of the Year winner, Jason Robinson. He recently became our 35th winner and will appear on the cover of the September 2017 issue of S`NS. Well, what about GOEL? This year’s winner will get our November 2017 cover and wrap the year in style.

Joining us this year to help us get out and enjoy life is our long-time friends at the Spina Bifida Association (SBA) and Cure Medical. We’re happy to have them along on our adventure and hope you’ll take some time to hit them up and show some love.

“Community is important to the Spina Bifida Association and its constituents,” says SBA president Sara Struwe. “The Get Out and Enjoy Life program fits well with SBA’s goals to develop a stronger, close-knit community and highlight how people with Spina Bifida go beyond all limits.  This is the perfect opportunity for our community members to connect with and encourage each other to have an active summer! I’m looking forward to seeing how people with Spina Bifida spend their vacations.”

We officially “hit the road” during the month of August for our seventh consecutive year in search of accessible destinations, new hot-spots to explore and adventures to uncover, and as always, you’re invited to play along.

But, we hope you’ll get on board and share your favorite summer activities and accessible adventures with us for a chance to win some big daily prizes. You’ll also have a chance to land the cover of the November 2017 SPORTS `N SPOKES, win a custom-built Colours wheelchair or a brand-new Apple iPad.

Over the years we’ve received hundreds of photos from around the world of your adventures of accessible hiking, extreme chair skating (WCMX) and bungee jumping – to name just a few.

To participate in the daily destination contest, visit us on Facebook. SPORTS `N SPOKESSBA and/or Cure Medical.


About Get Out, Enjoy Life – Summer Tour 2017:

Each day, beginning August 7, you’ll find an accessible destination, event or organization listed on the S’NS, SBA or Cure Medical Facebook pages. When you comment on the postings, you’ll automatically be entered to win the daily prize.

To participate in the 2017 GOEL daily destination contest, simply visit the SPORTS `N SPOKES , SBA and/or Cure Medical Facebook pages, look for the daily destination posting and leave a comment. It’s that easy. You’ll be entered to win the daily destination drawing.

If you’re not already following us, click on the links to “LIKE” our Facebook pages, and you’ll be ready to roll! Remember, to be eligible to win the daily prizes you MUST COMMENT on the posts of places and programs we mention. Winners will be selected for each post each day after comments are reviewed.


Photo Contest:

The Get Out, Enjoy Life – Summer Tour 2017 photo contest kicks off August 1 and runs the entire month. We want to see the places you visit and the sports and recreational activities you enjoy. At the end of the contest – August 31 – three grand-prize winners will be selected from those who share pictures of getting out and enjoying life this summer.

So, what do you win? Three winners total will receive the Get Out, Enjoy Life Prize Pack that includes an the Get Out, Enjoy Life – Summer Tour 2017 T-shirt, a few carabineers and a copy of the latest issue of S`NS. We may even toss is a few prior issues of S`NS.

If you’ve ever wondered what we look for in a cover,  the SPORTS `N SPOKES art director talks about what she looks for when choosing a cover photo nd what it takes to Land the Cover.

You can submit your 2017GOEL photo here. 


First-Place Photo Winner

The first-place photo winner will receive a custom-built Razorblade wheelchair courtesy of Colours Wheelchairs, the Get Out, Enjoy Life prize pack mentioned above and based on photo quality, the cover of the November 2017 S’NS issue. Winning photos that do not meet our production and design resolutions will be placed in the Final Frame section of the magazine and the winner will receive a two-year subscription to SPORTS `N SPOKES magazine. 


 Second-Place Photo Winner

The second-place winner will receive a 32 GB Apple iPad with WiFi courtesy of Cure Medical a complimentary one-year subscription to SPORTS `N SPOKES magazine, the Get Out, Enjoy Life prize pack mentioned above and their winning photo featured in the Final Frame of the November 2017 issue of SPORTS `N SPOKES.


Third-Place Winner

Third-place winner will receive a $300 gift card courtesy of At Home Medical, the Get Out, Enjoy Life prize pack mentioned above and their winning photo featured in the “Spoke of the Week” module on

It wouldn’t be a contest without all the legal jargon. Check out all you need to know about Get Out, Enjoy Life – Summer Tour 2017.


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