Handcycle Speed Record

Handcycle Speed Record

It’s official — Scottish para-athletes Karen Darke and Ken Talbot have both set land speed world records, powering a handcycle faster than any human has before at the annual World Human Powered Speed Challenge in Battle Mountain, Nevada. After a number of runs through...
Parenting From a Wheelchair: Year one of the Ewan Experience

Parenting From a Wheelchair: Year one of the Ewan Experience

Kelly and I didn’t even have a name picked out before he was born. After eight months of waffling, Ewan and Micah were the boy-name finalists. Choosing a name that he’d carry through life seemed like a big responsibility. Then out he popped, all wrinkles and cries and...
I might be quadriplegic, but I’m your doctor

I might be quadriplegic, but I’m your doctor

  Dr Palipana tells his story in his own words. I didn’t grow up wanting to be a doctor. And I certainly never imagined practising medicine with quadriplegia. I was exactly halfway through medical school when my car aquaplaned on Brisbane’s Gateway Motorway. It...
Quadriplegic Finds Adrenaline Rush With Racing Drone

Quadriplegic Finds Adrenaline Rush With Racing Drone

  On January 10, 2012, Agustin Zanoli was 18 years old and spent his summer vacation in Carilo, a seaside resort on the Argentine coast. During a quad race in sand dunes the Cordoba resident, now 24, lost the use of his arms and legs. At the end of 2015, he met...