Time flies when you’re having fun!

I can’t believe it is already Thursday of camp!

Inspirational Leader

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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13 thoughts on “Time flies when you’re having fun!

  1. How long is the camp for? You are doing great

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        1. Not really. I have not broken any bones but I did ride on 2 wheels today.

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                1. I ride with 3 wheels… Only riding 2 wheels means one is in the air and I am miraculously balancing it.

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                  1. Oh I understand now. Can you not fix it

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                    1. Lol, I don’t think you understand. :(. All 3 wheels are attached and working. The camber in the road threw me off balance and I started to fall.

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                    2. I am sorry – I think I get it now

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