Inspiring Stories: Stephen Kantarze

Inspiring Stories: Stephen Kantarze

It all started on a cold day in South Korea……no really. I was in the U.S Army for just under 7 years, and while stationed in South Korea in 2011, I broke the 5th metatarsal in my left foot. I wore a soft shoe for a few weeks and then it was time to...
Inspiring Stories: Bernardo Bernardini

Inspiring Stories: Bernardo Bernardini

Bernardo Bernardini has always had a passion for speed, thanks to his father who was a military pilot.  His house felt like the Top Gun set when his father had his friends over and would always talk about flying.  As a child, Bernardo would run around the house,...
Inspiring Stories: Kari Yancey

Inspiring Stories: Kari Yancey

Kari was only 23 years old when she needed a total hip replacement due to childhood arthritis.  During that surgery, a hematoma developed and compressed her sciatic nerve.  This caused severe damage to both the sciatic and peroneal nerves.  After her surgery, she felt...
Inspiring Stories: Sarah Schwab

Inspiring Stories: Sarah Schwab

I experienced foot drop in 2018 after the birth of our son, Jasper. After a long and difficult labor, I found that I had no feeling in my left leg from the knee down, and my leg and foot just hung there limply. Initially, no one was able to tell me what was wrong, or...
Inspiring Stories: Andrew Faull

Inspiring Stories: Andrew Faull

In September of 2019, Andrew Faull was playing soccer with friends when he stepped onto the ball and rolled forward where the heel of his soccer cleats got caught in the grass.  His leg hyperextended and he instantly saw black.  He tried to stay standing, but his leg...
Inspiring Stories: Seth Marcus

Inspiring Stories: Seth Marcus

Seth has always been extremely active – competing in Tough Mudders, weight- lifting, and running local races.  That all changed when he had a stroke 3 years ago, which left him with weakness in his left arm and left leg.  He had to learn how to walk and talk.  They...