Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. So this week seems like a good week to get back to writing and to think about some of the issues that go hand-in-hand with disabilities. Today I want to touch on a difficult topic for a lot of people, and that is the issue of medical trauma.
I have a question for you: what did you want to be when you grew up?
But regardless of what your unique dreams were for the future, it is very difficult for us to dream of things when we can't see ourselves already in those places.
The reality is that what we are doing is entirely different to what an able-bodied athlete is doing. So we set out to find a way to get a better comparison of our data!
The morning of the big race dawned beautifully - although we were up far before dawn! The advantage of doing a local race, however, is that it was only 5:49 when I got out of bed, instead of the 4 am or earlier we would have done if we had needed to drive to a… Continue reading Barrie Triathlon – Race Report
One of the things we've found challenging about doing this triathlon is how little information there is out there in terms of the how-to's. ... So our plan is to try to change that!
If you've been following along this week, you may be wondering why we would go to so much effort to do something so few people even attempt?
So what exactly does it mean for us to compete in a race like this?