Category Archives: Recreation

Difficulties with traveling with a 200+ pound power chair

The website AbleThrive curates and delivers solutions for life with a disability. Each week, they connect people through social media to share how people participate in daily activities. This week’s theme is #ThisIsHowI travel. People can post photos and short … Continue reading

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Are you ready for the James Island Connector Run this Saturday?

We’re counting down the days for the 18th annual Charleston James Island Connector Run! It is this Saturday, October 22 in Charleston, SC. Proceeds from the race benefit the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation, which provides scholarships to students with disabilities. I … Continue reading

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Waves of fun during Adaptive Recreation Weekend

This past weekend definitely has been filled with fun activities during Adaptive Recreation Weekend. The highlight of it all was going surfing on Folly Beach! I could not have done it without the team of volunteers and my tandem rider, Luke Sharp, as … Continue reading

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Summer fun with adaptive recreation

It’s been about a month since my last blog post, but it has been filled with lots of great activities. From adaptive water expos at Lions Beach on Lake Moultrie to the 5th annual Shots With A Spin wheelchair basketball tournament, … Continue reading

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Bridge Run participants, Marka and Adam, featured in New Mobility

After watching Marka Danielle and Adam Gorlitsky become the first people with spinal cord injuries to walk across the finish line at this year’s Cooper River Bridge Run, I thought their stories needed to be shared in New Mobility Magazine. My … Continue reading

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Supporting the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation

We’re about 122 days –about four months — away from the 18th annual Charleston James Island Connector Run! The race will be Saturday, October 22 beginning at Canon Park in downtown Charleston, S.C. The race is the primary fundraiser for the … Continue reading

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Splish, splash with adaptive water sports

On one of the hottest weekends of the year, the first adaptive water sports expo of the summer was held Saturday at Lions Beach in Moncks Corner, S.C. This fun-filled day featured water skiers and kayakers with disabilities. Sherwood Toatley traveled from … Continue reading

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