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    A Day At The Park

    On Sunday, March 20th, my seven year old boy, Breck, along with my ski guide Steve-O and his 10 year old son, Austin, decided to spend the day at Park City Mountain Resort, for a day of skiing.

    A Special Gift

    On December 24, 2011, Taylor Eichenlaub received a special gift for Christmas; not from Santa Claus, but from her St. Louis community along with Buddy Bike, LLC, and Nana's Wish, a non-profit organization headquartered in Southern California.

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    Tracking Fitness For Wheelchair Users

    Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But what if you are in a wheelchair?

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    The Faces of Disability

    When you hear the word – disability – what faces do you picture? What are they doing? Are they young or old, sedentary or active, struggling or laughing? Actually, there is no proper definition for disability. Disabilities are something that affects over 20 million families in the United States. It is all around us.

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    Adaptive Skiing Photo & Video Contests

    Upload your adaptive skiing video and / or photos to the contests for your chance to win a GoGlove Wearable Remote.

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    A Day At The Park

    On Sunday, March 20th, my seven year old boy, Breck, along with my ski guide Steve-O and his 10 year old son, Austin, decided to spend the day at Park City Mountain Resort, for a day of skiing.

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    Back in the Saddle

    Norman Steiner (above-knee), an avid horseback rider, brought his horse Irish to his appointment at A Step Ahead Prosthetics in Hicksville, NY, so his prosthesis could be properly customized for riding.

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    Buddy Bike Celebrates 10 Years

    We here at Buddy Bike, LLC, the manufacturer of the Buddy Bike®, are pleased to be celebrating the 10th anniversary of our in-line tandem bicycle that encourage more families to cycle, especially families with special needs children who might otherwise never enjoy the thrill of riding a bicycle.

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    And The Winner Is...

    Patrick, 7, was diagnosed with Autism at 18 months and is delayed in every area of development. He has recently shown interest in riding a bike but due to his low muscle tone and motor planning issues he is unable to pedal and steer a bicycle on his own. A buddy bike would allow him to experience riding a bicycle with his family. Patrick also has no awareness of danger and could not safely ride a bicycle if he could learn.

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    Buddy Bike Celebrates 10 Years

    We here at Buddy Bike, LLC, the manufacturer of the Buddy Bike®, are pleased to be celebrating the 10th anniversary of our in-line tandem bicycle that encourage more families to cycle, especially families with special needs children who might otherwise never enjoy the thrill of riding a bicycle.

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    Canadian Disability Hall of Fame 2015 Inductees

    The Canadian Disability Hall of Fame provides permanent recognition of outstanding Canadians who have made extraordinary contributions to enriching the quality of life for people with physical disabilities. Nominations to the Hall of Fame come from sources across Canada – community groups, private citizens, associations and organizations of and for people with physical disabilities.

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    The Honourable David Onley

    Inducted into the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame as an Achiever, David Onley was one of Canada’s first newscasters with a visible disability and a prominent face on television. As the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, His Honour championed accessibility issues, to enable those with disabilities to achieve their full potential.

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    Checking In On Your New Year's Resolution

    New Year’s resolutions and motivation tend to go hand in hand. There is always something very empowering about the month of January – a common starting point – a fresh start – a time to look forward.

    Choosing a Ski

    The key to good skiing is a ski that fits. Try different setups. Your local Adapted Program, Ski School or resort rental shop should have a few for you to rent or try out.