Staying Positive in Dark Times

Staying Positive in Dark Times

After the attack that nearly claimed her life left her paralyzed on her right side, Becky Piper faced a tough road to recovery. Though today her friends and family know her as an unwaveringly positive, upbeat person, that outlook didn’t come easy. In addition to the...
Inspiring Stories: Bobby Salerno

Inspiring Stories: Bobby Salerno

Bobby Salerno was still new to the New York Police Department when he was involved in a shooting that left him with Foot Drop. It was March 22, 2010, when he confronted a gunman threatening a home health aide in a tense standoff. He was shot three times in his...
Craig Vogtsberger: I’m a Stay-at-Home Dad with a Disability

Craig Vogtsberger: I’m a Stay-at-Home Dad with a Disability

Speaking with TeamUP co-captain Craig Vogtsberger today, you might never know he suffered a traumatic injury so severe doctors didn’t know where to begin. After being crushed between two Humvees during a training exercise in the National Guard, Craig was uncertain...
A Caregiver’s Perspective: Sam Piper

A Caregiver’s Perspective: Sam Piper

When TeamUP co-captain Becky Piper suffered the home invasion attack that would forever change her life, her husband, Sam, knew his life would never be the same either. The aftermath of the attack, which lead to Becky’s development of several debilitating...
Inspiring Stories: Christa Wagner

Inspiring Stories: Christa Wagner

As I flipped head-over-heels out of my saddle — unsure of which end was up or down — my first thought was, “How in the world did I get here?”  Like any good “horse-woman” I immediately got back into the saddle and finished my ride. Like a dummy I did not tell...
Wendy Garrett

Wendy Garrett

I used to think I was invincible. That was, of course, until a chance accident left me without the use of my left leg. Little did I know that I would soon begin a three year-long journey to even get a proper diagnosis of my injury—let alone return to an active,...