A former sit-n-ski water skier with several adapted water ski titles under her belt, Stephany Glassing is one of the few licensed female paraplegic pilots in the country. And that’s not all. She’s also a mother, an artist, former Ms. Wheelchair Georgia 2003 and a lover of monkeys. Yes you heard us right – monkeys.
The recipient of a Capuchin monkey (she requested one to help with depression), she’s become a huge disability service monkey advocate since receiving Tracy, speaking on behalf of the organization that gave her her monkey whenever she can.
To learn more about Stephany, an amazing woman and dedicated single mother who refuses to let her chronic pain win, read on.
Clearly not afraid of heights, British adventurer and pilot Dave Sykes is a paraplegic you’ll never forget. Famous for his epic 16,000 mile journey in a microlight aircraft from the UK to Australia, he has taken up flying post-injury in a most fearless way.
Also an author, an active supporter of the British military and a rumored fabulous boyfriend, Dave is the latest SCI superstar we’re excited to share with our followers.
His story is all about perseverance and flight, and is sure to change the way you think about who’s in the sky overhead. Read this entry
She’s a Harley girl, the first reporter in a wheelchair in the city of Miami, and is the world’s first female paraplegic to fly solo.
Oh and she’s a producer in Hollywood too (she’s produced Intervention). Read this entry