I can’t believe it is already Thursday of camp!
Almost 12 years ago I was in a wheelchair.
I had this crazy idea to ride a bike and with my balance issue this seemed impossible.
I finally gave in and rode an upright granny trike that was so generously purchased by Salute Inc.
A few years passed and I grew out of it so Salute Inc stepped in and bought me a recumbent trike.
I began to compete in the Midwest Valor Games in cycling and did surprisingly well.
I must have caught someone’s attention because shortly after in 2013 I was invited to a military paracycling camp. They tried me on the handcycle because I couldn’t ride a 2 wheel bike. By the next day I was frustrated because I had thrown my shoulder out and I didn’t think I would be able to ride and compete internationally.
That’s when the coach introduced me to Steve Peace, a…
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