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“Mr. Irrelevant” Of 2008 NFL Draft Is Anything But

March 9, 20170

We first introduced you to Adaptive Training Foundation founder David Vobora in 2015. He’s the former NFL linebacker nicknamed “Mr. Irrelevant” because he was the last player selected in the
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P2P Summit: Talking Triumph Feeds The Soul

November 9, 20160

If you could toss TED Talk, ESPN, and Upworthy in a blender, Purpose2Play Summit: Talking Triumph is what you would get — rich nutrition for the soul! We dove under
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George Garcia Jr. Will Compete In The Nautica Malibu Triathlon For The Fifth Time As An Amputee

August 9, 20160

By Shannon Scovel George Garcia Jr. could have quit. He could have resolved to living the rest of his life in a wheelchair and faced the realities of his accident
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The Ultimate Gym: ATF Readies Adaptive Athletes to Defy Limits In Sports and Beyond

July 12, 20160

  By Kim Constantinesco For the last year, we’ve published numerous pieces on the Adaptive Training Foundation (ATF), a gym and a safe haven for adaptive athletes, started by former
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Undeterred by Spinal Cord Injury, Vanessa Cantu Hits Dallas Gyms Harder Than Most

October 14, 20150

  By Kim Constantinesco Millions of people every day sluggishly drag themselves to the gym just to “get through” a 30 or 60-minute workout. Reasons for stepping inside the mirror-clad,
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Hector Picard Ready To Become First Double-Arm Amputee To Finish Ironman In Kona

September 10, 20152

Hector Picard, 49, was never an endurance athlete. However, once he became a double-arm amputee, everything changed. Since 2009, Picard has completed over 100 triathlons, including multiple Ironmans. If you’re
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Beth Sanden Becomes First Athlete With Disability To Complete A Marathon on Seven Continents

March 26, 20150

By Josh Jacques When Beth Sanden, 60, traveled to Antarctica in February, she used her 43-pound handcycle to complete a marathon. More importantly, she finished her 13-year journey to accomplish
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CrossFit Athlete Krystal Cantu Lifts More With One Arm Than She Did With Two

February 16, 20150

    We’re past that time of year when we all start making our “getting fit/losing weight” New Year’s resolutions. Trust me, I am no different. What it takes to stay committed
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Steven Jacobo Not Letting Accident Keep Him From WCMX, Bobsled

January 29, 20150

  By Rachel Afraimi Steven Jacobo was living the snowboarder life in Lake Tahoe, California, working as a chef by day and taking advantage of the snow on his off
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