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Marine Veteran With One Leg Summits Everest!

Summiting Everest is a grueling experience for even the most seasoned of climbers but making it to the top with only one leg, that’s almost unbelievable. 195 more words


Facing my fears...

So as you may or may not know I have a terrible fear of the water. I cannot swim so that does not help with the fear. 722 more words

Public speaking and public doffing

It has been quite a while since I last posted.  I have been busy with life–as we all are.  I would like to bring you up to date on a couple of recent experiences. 685 more words

Destination Destin

Hey Hey Hey! So we finally made it to our Destination.. DESTIN FLORIDA!

The weather was perfect today! Not to hot with a little breeze to make it just right.. 465 more words

Sophie Kamlish

Nicola Streeten passed me on to Sophie Kamlish. Kamlish is Streeten’s niece: “I like to think that I’m her favourite niece…” she says. The two of them have shared interests – even though she’s about to compete in the Rio paralympics Kamlish tells me that her main life goal is to be an illustrator. 1,091 more words

Clara: Bionic Woman

Clara has entered the next phase of rehab at a larger clinic within the hospital. She is now “loading” or weight bearing on her implants without the aid of a harness, using double bars to support herself. 301 more words

Above Knee

Swimming Dramas.

When I went to the Paratriathlon Talent ID last October my swim was alright. I did a 750m in 14.32, when the fastest in the world in my category are swimming it in 15+ minutes. 610 more words