The fifth installment in the Glowing Hearts book series carries on the tradition of marking the achievements of Canadians with disabilities as well as those who are making remarkable contributions on behalf of the disability community.
Well the book I’ve been working on is finally done and hot off the presses. It has been amazingly rewarding to shoot the images and get back to writing. I started out as a writer many….many moons ago and have always delved into other mediums of media and it’s a welcomed invitation to come back ‘home’ and write again.
The Strength and Flexibility of Oscar Pistorius:
South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius is the first double-amputee athlete to compete at the Olympics. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Pistorius will race in the 400 meter race and 4x400 meter relay using a pair of carbon fiber prosthetic legs engineered to store and release energy from the impact of his strides.
“My strength and my willpower come from my mom. Everything I learned about standing up for myself comes from her. She's a rock. She is my inspiration. She is why I am who I am." - Shayne Smith
What started as a special hockey stick for a young boy is now a one-of-a-kind book for young readers. A book about the power of sport called GLOWING HEARTS II – Skates and Skis for All Abilities.