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SCI Superstar: Sang-Mook Lee

Posted September 17th, 2014 by & filed under Active, Blog, Kick Ass, Tech, Videos.

An oceanographer and Professor of Geophysics at Seoul National University, Lee Sang-mook may be your new favorite scientist. He was injured on a field trip in Death Valley in 2006, but the strides he’s made in his field and for the disabled Korea since are simply stunning. Learn his amazing story on SPINALpedia!…

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Holy Impressive: 3 Challenging Wheelchair Cardio Workouts

Posted September 13th, 2014 by & filed under Active, Blog, Videos.

How do you get your cardio seated? Check out SPINALpedia’s 3 intense wc-cardio videos, including Joanne Fluke Zumba, one of the only licensed wheelchair-user Zumba instructors in the world…

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SCI Superstar: Tresa Honaker

Posted September 10th, 2014 by & filed under Active, Blog, Kick Ass, Videos.

SPINALpedia’s SCI Superstar wheelchair aerialist Tresa Honaker. She’s the founder of the AirAligned aerial dance group. Hurt over 2 years ago in a fall after doing a new move on the silks, Tresa is fighting back and returned to what she loves this summer, and in a sweet 10lb lightweight chair – the Panthera X!…

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DIYs by Spinal Cord Injured Folks We Love, Pt. II

Posted September 5th, 2014 by & filed under Active, Blog, Tech, Videos.

Homemade off-road chair? Wha? Homemade beach wheelchair?? Ok I’m liking this. Here are 3 brand new DIY videos from wheelers to hit the web in the last few weeks, brought to you by SPINALpedia…

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No Free Rides Episode #107 – Criptaedo Founder Paul Brailer

Posted September 4th, 2014 by & filed under Active, Blog, Podcast.

In podcast #107, Tiffiny is joined by Paul Brailer, founder of Criptaedo, and they discuss the beginnings of his new organization dedicated to helping people disabilities get healthy again. Seven [&hellip…

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SCI Superstar: Barry “Bazza” West

Posted September 4th, 2014 by & filed under Active, Blog, Kick Ass, Videos.

A quadriplegic to fall in love with, meet the absolutely brilliant Barry aka Bazza West! Extreme sports enthusiast, speaker, painter, Back-Up Trust mentor and father from Sussex, UK, his “Get crackin on” advice for living with a spinal cord injury is one for the ages…

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SPINALpedia Back to School Video Challenge!

Posted September 3rd, 2014 by & filed under Active, Blog, Kick Ass.

Want to earn some back to school cash? SPINALpedia.com, a social mentoring network and video archive, wants to assist those with spinal cord injuries going back to school and we [&hellip…

SCI Superstar: Sang-Mook Lee

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You’ve likely heard of Stephen Hawking before, but have you heard of Sang-Mook Lee? Called the “Stephen hawking of Korea,” Sang-Mook is a world famous oceanographer and professor from Seoul National University. He’s been studying the ocean on the earth beneath it for years, and he’s only been paralyzed since 2006.

Sang-Mook’s story is one of the ages. He may have been injured at the height of his career, but he fought hard to get back to his everyday life. Within six months he was teaching again, if that gives you any idea of the dedicated and true scientist that Sang-Mook truly is. Read this entry

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Holy Impressive: 3 Challenging Wheelchair Cardio Workouts

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Cardio is all about getting your heart beating as fast as possible. The harder you get it to beat, the more calories you burn. However, not being able to move your legs makes this a bit more tricky. A massive upper-body workout is a must.

Gone are the arm bikes of old, and in comes some impressive replacement ideas – CrossFit being the main source Whether it’s pulling a tire from behind your wheelchair or doing a rope workout, here are three cardio videos that are sure to blow your mind. Read this entry

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SCI Superstar: Tresa Honaker

Posted September 10th, 2014 by .

SPINALpedia's SCI Superstar wheelchair aerialist Tresa Honaker. She's the founder of the AirAligned aerial dance group. Hurt over 2 years ago in a fall after
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SCI Superstar: Barry “Bazza” West

Posted September 4th, 2014 by .

A quadriplegic to fall in love with, meet the absolutely brilliant Barry aka Bazza West! Extreme sports enthusiast, speaker, painter, Back-Up Trust mentor and father
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Wheelchair Maneuvering in a Crowd

Posted August 22nd, 2014 by .

Do crowds drive you crazy? Check out SPINALpedia's video post, from wheelchair crowd surfing to dodging strollers, on how three different wheelchair-users deal with crowds.