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