Check out our SCI Spotlight person for the month of June – Kiesha Mastrodimos! A 21 year old from Alberta, Canada, she’s pushing ahead with her new life by helping others just like her with her how-to videos. Armed with a cell phone and a Mom who loves to record, Kiesha has made hundreds of videos showing how she does it all. Thank you Kiesha for helping the SCI community! Read more
A lifelong action sports film director who worked for Red Bull, Riley Poor had to re-tool his career after becoming a quad. Now an executive producer at Nike, he’s someone you won’t forget. Also a relationship blogger with his gf Andrea (Poor House Love) and a new fan of adaptive gardening, read about Riley’s life (and see his awesome universal accessible home) in the city of Portland here
One of the most enjoyable things I learned how to do in rehab was play pool. Who cares about everything else, popping wheelies, learning how to make grilled cheese sandwiches, car transfers – perfecting my quad grip on my cue was all I cared about. There was something about rolling around the pool table and feeling like a tough chic.
But the pool table isn’t exactly set-up for a wheelchair-user, especially when you try to play in a crowded place. It can be difficult getting that sweet shot, but it’s far from being a lost cause.
There are several awesome pool players with spinal cord injuries, as well as hundreds more who just like to play even if they’re not that good. To see exactly how playing pool in a wheelchair can be done, check out our four videos below. Read this entry
Russell Bell is a quad with a whole lot of personality. Watch him make fried chicken with no shirt on, learn why he’s pissed at Snyder Pretzel Pieces, and even better, watch his impressive mastery of the reacher. Continue reading
Read more about Redneck Ninjas and it’s awesome characters on Drew’s official site here.
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