When two mud-covered military veterans finished their Spartan Race and saw Trandon watching from the sidelines, they turned and headed toward him. One removed the Spartan finisher medal from around his neck and handed it to Trandon. “Keep this,” Lopez told him, “but I want you to do a Spartan Race with us.”
Getting to Know My GRIT Freedom Chair
I was now ready to take the GRIT Freedom Chair off the path. A local farmer just down the road from my neighborhood planted about 300 acres of sunflowers this fall. I am an amateur photographer and was naturally drawn to them…
What Freedom Means to Me
I can tell you, over the past 15 years I have often felt as though I am under physical restraint due to my everyday wheelchair. It does not allow me to get to far off road or to get across a gravel driveway with ease. Thankfully, that all changed when I got my GRIT Freedom Chair.
Adaptive Hunting with Ty Hockett
In 2009, Ty was in a truck that hit a rough patch of dirt and rolled three times, ejecting him 25 feet into the air. Ty sustained a severe spinal cord injury and was diagnosed as a C5 quadriplegic. Even after leaving Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals, his life as a hunter and outdoorsman seemed to be in jeopardy.
GRIT Rider Spotlight: Tim “Gator” Glassmire
The GRIT team has become a daily dose of reality and I have been invited by other riders to join them in a 5K race. I have never run, driven, or even watched a 5K race . . . this should be interesting.