An Adaptive Adventure by Enock Glidden

As a person growing up with Spina Bifida I didn’t know what it was like to have the ability to walk so I just had to figure out how to do things my way.  It was this experience and later on my [...]


Now I Wear Shorts by Olivia Leigh

In some ways, the ME of 4 years ago was quite different to the person I am today. To the casual observer, I was simply a woman walking down the street, lost in her own world, but to me, I was [...]


Why there is no Adaptive Division at the CrossFit Games…yet!

So, there are so many people out there asking CrossFit HQ, Greg Glassman, Dave Castro and The CrossFit Games, ‘Why isn’t there a Division for Adaptive Athletes?!? Why are you not making an effort [...]


▪️▪️2016 WODAPALOOZA▪️▪️ Adaptive Athletes Meet In Miami to Compete

3 INCREDIBLE Days FULL of ELECTRIFYING ENERGY and NON-STOP ACTION that left Miami with a solid taste of what a truly spectacular Fitness Festival can be like!! Friday’s festivities began [...]


Feeding Veterans for Thanksgiving

 Feeding Veterans- We had all of this stuff, plus a full thanksgiving dinner, in the car on the way to Vetsville Ceasefire House for Homeless Transitioning Veterans❤ Thanks to all of your [...]


“It’s not worth it”: Talking to kids about return-to-play decisions post-concussion

I met with a new doctor today to talk about my past, present, and future challenges associated with brain injury. These appointments are always tough, considering that I’ve seen so many doctors [...]


I just signed up for the 2015 Crossfit Open with a TBI

If you’ve been following my rehab, you’ll know that signing up for the Open is a really big deal. You’ll know that I haven’t really picked up a barbell in a long time. You’ll know that I’ve been [...]


Blind girl, seven, banned from using white stick at school as it is ‘health and safety risk’

A blind girl has been banned from bringing her white walking stick to school because of “health and safety” reasons.Lily-Grace Hooper, seven, suffered a stroke when she was just four [...]


Post Op Healing Prosthetic!

Postoperative prosthetic limbs can help speed recovery time, protect the wound from trauma, and reduce pain and swelling after amputation surgery. These types of prostheses are known as Immediate [...]


An Open Letter to Parents Expecting a “Adaptive Kid” By Rebecca & Ella Frech – I AM ADAPTIVE ARMY OFFICERS

Last weekend after wheelchair basketball practice, Ella and I were discussing her teammates and why they were in chairs. I explained to her that most of the kids had spina bifida, and what that [...]