Mike Schultz wasn't satisfied with the quality of high-performance prosthetics, so he decided to create his own.
Bebe Vio has once again lifted herself out of the wheelchair she had transformed into a throne to teach us all a lesson.
There's been a lot of talk over the past few days about the 'legacy' of these athletes, of the social progress which comes from events like these and of the lessons they teach us all. It would be nice to think that their legacy is global and profound, that it challenges perspectives, shifts attitudes and redresses relationships.
This article originally appeared on OutSports. After a Summer Olympic Games that saw a record-smashing number of publicly
Paraplegics were depressed and discarded. Then one doctor had an idea: Let them play sports.
"It's not just a game for me. It's my life."
As someone with a disability myself, and who also knows what it means to parent a child with multiple disabilities, I've become an advocate for my children on so many fronts, including their education. After all, when it comes to disability and inclusion, despite good intentions, many schools don't even know what they don't know.
We are grateful for what these competitors achieve on and off the field, especially leveraging their status as Paralympians and their professional advancement to serve as a beacon of hope to so many people with disabilities around the world.
Rudy Garcia-Tolson, Scout Bassett and Trooper Johnson explain what it's like to be a Paralympian and describe their quests to over come the odds.
Rudy Garcia-Tolson, Scout Bassett, and Trooper Johnson explain what it's like to be a Paralympian and their quest to overcome the odds.