Mendoza; A Racing Legend

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There are just not enough adjectives to describe an athlete that has represented his or her country in 6 Paralympic games. Think about that? Not many people can say that they sustained a physical peak for more than 24 years, but that is exactly what Mexican racing legend Saul Mendoza has accomplished. For those of […]

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Momentum International

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There are opportunities in life that have the ability to make you keenly aware of just how good you have it. One of those experiences occurred for me in 1999, when U.S. Paralympian and friend Scot Hollonbeck called to see if I would come to Ecuador. With so many years of travel under my belt […]

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The best of Handicapped Parking

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Over the course of 42 years using a chair I’ve had some truly unusual, even strange things happen. I’m not sure exactly what is more irritating, watching a person climb easily from their car and jogging into the store, or actually finding an available spot, only to discover the hash zone has been cluttered with […]

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Carlsbad 5000, World Record

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There are so many reasons you may want to visit Carlsbad, California. As a tourist you might enjoy the pacific ocean views, the fine dining and the serenity that makes it an ideal getaway spot. However, for one weekend in March, Carlsbad takes on the appearance of a rock festival as the best short distance […]

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1999 LA Marathon

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99 Los Angeles Marathon; Mendoza Captures 3rd title For whatever reason, certain courses favor a particular athlete. Maybe it is just the time of year that they peak or perhaps its just that the race is perfectly tailored to their specialty. No one athlete has won as often or successfully defended their title at the […]

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Boston Crash 87

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Several years ago I had stumbled upon a picture from one of the Boston newspapers from perhaps the most dramatic crash in Wheelchair Racing history. In many ways, I liken this event to one of those Nascar crashes that changed the dynamics of our sport in many ways. The crash not only brought about alterations […]

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