Passion for dancing: Meet Joel Brown

Posted by Helene Skoog, April 13 2017

Joel’s older brother was driving the car, packed with siblings, returning from a sunny day at the lake when the accident happened. At the age of 9 Joel suffered a spinal cord injury, but it didn’t stop him from making his way to the dance floor.

Photo by Hugo Glendinning 

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Sports and leisure

Exchanging the wheelchair for a Porsche

Posted by Helene Skoog, March 15 2017

There are 10 000 people with a racing license in the UK. 200 of them are women, and one of them has a spinal cord injury. Her name is Nathalie McGloin and today she is at the ACCT symposium in Sweden to share her inspiring story.  For you who will miss it – here is a teaser!

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Topics: Sports and leisure, Advancing Continence Care Together (ACCT), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Kissinger's Story Part One

Posted by Kissinger Deng, December 15 2016

In the first of a two part series, Kissinger Deng, a Paralympian living in Norway, recalls the events that led to his injury, and his difficult journey towards recovery. It's been far from easy, but there have been many  triumphs along the way and Kissinger is happy to share his whole story with you.

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Topics: Sports and leisure, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

How I became a Paralympic Archer

Posted by Helene Skoog, September 8 2016

Mikey became spinal cord injured during an assault course in the army. Today he's using a bow instead of a firearm, and made it to Paralympics in Rio!

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Topics: Sports and leisure, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Sports was my rescue

Posted by Helene Skoog, August 18 2016

As a kid he was a promising soccer player. Growing up in the country, the soccer field was his whole world. But after an illness his life took a sudden turn. Today he is playing basketball and rugby – in a chair.

Read about Mikael who took his life back with help from his biggest passion – sports.

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Topics: Sports and leisure, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)