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Adaptive Sports

Fighting Back: Boxing Class Combats Parkinson’s Disease

Rock Steady Boxing is empowering people all around the world with Parkinson’s to fight back! Their non-profit organization has over 300 gyms where people living with Parkinson’s can participate in non-contact boxing fitness classes. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative movement disorder which can cause deterioration of motor skills, balance, speech and sensory function. It is …

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STRIDE Adaptive Sports – Helping People to Get Back on the Slopes

For over 30 years the wonderful people at STRIDE Adaptive Sports have helped teach and mentor athletes in 20 different sports. Their mission is to empower individuals to sustain healthy, active and fun lifestyles. The non-profit organization specializes in everything ranging from Dance to Archery and Target Shooting. With winter upon them at their headquarters in Upstate New …

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19 Year-Old Paralympic Athlete Mary Kate Callahan Competing in Chicago Triathlon

“Never, Never, Never Give Up!” Never give up. That’s the message Mary Kate Callahan continues to preach. The inspiring 19 year old, T8-T10 paraplegic is on a quest and has made training for and competing in Triathlon and Ironman events her life’s passion. A La Grange, IL native, Mary Kate has been paralyzed since being …

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