Tag: paraplegic

Where Will Your Road to Recovery Lead

The Netflix Original; “Roll With Me” chronicling Gabriel Cordell’s trek across the United States is an absolute must-see documentary.  Rain or shine, he and a motley crew of seven traversed across the United States starting in California with the intention of reaching New York…

But We Just Said Never Look Back

Late last week in our very first Quick Tidbit; Quick Tidbit 01, it was suggested that you  never look back unless you were taking inventory of your achievements.   Today, I am going to share an example with you of how I did exactly…

Lifting A Cyclist’s Limits With Tandem Towing

Early on a Saturday morning Jim met me at my house to load my recumbent trike into the back of his truck.  Clouds dotted the sky to the south and the sun was still undecided as to what it was going to do.  The…

Para Swimmer & Change Maker

Mohammad “Shams Aalam” Shaikh; para swimmer has his sights set on the 2018 Asian Para Games. We have every confidence that Shams Aalam will be the emerging winner at this upcoming para event.  Why are we so sure?  In 2014, Shams set a world…

I Am Not My Chair

Today, I was asked if I was wheelchair bound.  The question actually threw me off guard for a moment and I found myself struggling to answer the question.  I can’t quite recall my exact answer but I babbled something about being able to use…

Model, Athlete & Comedian

Gulfam Ahmed, is what we like to refer to as a “triple threat”.  He’s a model, an athlete and a stand up comedian with a bachelor degree in social work.  Handsome, smart, stylish and funny wrapped up into one package.  You can’t ask for…

Share Your Story – Inspire The World

Overcoming the obstacles that we face in life can become quite challenging  and will often make us feel as if we are running into a brick wall.  How many times have we met with adversity that seems to take us right back to square…

Refocused Lives are Like Open Roads, How Will You Navigate Yours

If you have ever lived in a major metropolis like Los Angeles, California then you have had to navigate your way on the very crowded highways and freeways on a daily basis.  Having once lived and worked there, I can personally tell you that…

Fueled By Faith

  My Triumph….         Throughout my eighteen years of life, I have always been very active, always involved with sports and anything that has to do with presence of speed. By the age of 18, I achieved two black belts. One…

Krankin’ Thru China

When RL first met Domonic Corradin at the 2016 Disability Sports Festival Coachella Valley, we immediately thought, now here is a guy who has the “wow factor” written all over him.  RL just had to find out more about him, his story and what makes…