STRAPS Brings Adaptive Soccer and Goalball to San Antonio

San Antonio is home to many amazing things, and we're happy to say that Wheel:Life has found another to add to that list. STRAPS (South Texas Regional Adaptive and Paralympics Sports) is an athletic sports program that offers recreational as well as competitive sporting opportunities to all with physical disabilities. STRAPS hosts their events at […]

Wheel:Life Joins The Boston Red Sox's Run to Home Base

Wheel:Life is excited to announce that our staff writer Justin Racine will be participating in the Boston Red Sox's 2013 Run to Home Base!  The 9K road race begins on the famous Yawkee way in Fenway Park, and ends with runners actually running into center field, crossing the home plate as they finish. Beyond the […]

Join The Western Massachusetts Knights Sled Hockey Team

Massachusetts is near and dear to our hearts here at Wheel:Life, as  I grew up in the western part of Massachusetts.  By western, I mean out near the historic Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. At any rate, from time to time, I check in on the local stories back in my old stomping grounds […]

Professional Golfer Heather Drew Defies Odds Against Multiple Sclerosis

Editor's Note: With this week being MS Awareness Week, we wanted to share the story of a professional athlete who is overcoming the symptoms and stigma of Multiple Sclerosis in her everyday life.  Please join us in celebrating Heather Drew's achievements! The game of golf has played a very important role in my life since […]

Dennis Van Der Meer’s Dream Changed the World of Wheelchair Tennis

Editor’s Note: Tennis is one of the most popular wheelchair sports. As you progress, you can have plenty of competition with able-bodied tennis players as well as with wheelchair athletes. What has caused wheelchair tennis to have such phenomenal growth in the last few years? One major contributor to this growth has been the Professional […]

Everybody was Kung-Fu Fighting: Self-Defense for Wheelchair Users

We live in a crazy, unstable, unpredictable world, that’s for certain. You can never tell when someone may be looking to rob or steal from you or your family, and many times it’s when you least expect it. What if someone breaks into your home in the middle of the night? Are you prepared to confront them and […]

Wheelchair Friends Make National News

So many folks have been talking about Matthew Castelluccio's debut on 20/20 last night, we thought we would share that video today [if you haven’t seen it yet] along with some other notable national news debuts from other friends who also use wheelchairs. Matthew’s story on ABC's 20/20 discussed the motorcycle accident that left him […]

NC State Wheelchair Court Stormer, Will Privette, Gets a Hand From Dressen Medical Supply

The medical supply industry publication, HME News, shared this story recently about a good samaritan that we'd like to pass on to you as well.  Tell a friend today about Ed! Medical supply provider Ed Dressen found himself in the spotlight this week, just for doing his job.  On Jan. 12, right after the buzzer sounded on […]

Skeeter Powell and David’s Table Help Children with Disabilities Across South Carolina

Editor’s Note: Robert “Skeeter” Powell of Greenville, South Carolina, is an unusual individual who defines the word, love. Once you read his story and learn about his calling, you’ll understand why he’s the role model for many. He’s not the most-important person in his world and actually considers himself the least important. But he exemplifies […]

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