The movie Wall-E doesn't paint a great picture of people using wheeled devices to move around. In fact, it sort of suggests that wheelchair usage - especially from power wheelchairs - is just a great way for people to get fatter and lazier than they already are. Unfortunately, the confusion about wheelchair usage isn't limited… Continue reading Why it’s Time to Change our Perspective on Wheelchairs
With the advent of a wheelchair as my primary mode of movement, I wondered whether I would ever get back into the wilderness again. And then we did.
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?