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Weekend Recap: James Island Connector Run and Wheelchair Tennis

This past weekend was filled with several activities. The 18th Annual James Island Connector Run was a great success. The weather was nice and we had a great turnout of runners, walkers, cyclists and wheelchair riders. Sarah Casteel was the … 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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Recap of the Cooper River Bridge Run

The rain held up for the 36,000 participants of Saturday’s 39th annual Cooper River Bridge Run. Among the crowd were the wheelchair racing athletes and two people with spinal cord injury who walked the entire 6.2 miles with the walking … Continue reading

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Adam Gorlitsky gears up for the bridge run

Adam Gorlitsky, 29, was paralyzed with a spinal cord injury ten years ago after he was in a car accident where he fell asleep at the wheel. He always hoped he would walk again, and that opportunity is happening thanks to an … Continue reading

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Marka sets sights to walk bridge

We are about two and a half weeks away from the Cooper River Bridge Run happening Saturday, April 2. Thousands of people will be crossing the bridge, but Marka Danielle will be  taking on a whole new feat….on her feet! … Continue reading

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Marka Danielle’s Debut Performance

Marka Danielle has not let her disability slow her down. In fact, it’s allowed her to move in new directions. Marka was a trained dancer before her injury, and now she’s able to continue pursuing her passion. I talked with … Continue reading

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