Lisa Victorius – Boston or Bust!

Lisa Victorius – Boston or Bust!

Following her debilitating injury in college which led to foot drop, Lisa shares her latest comeback story. Wednesday, March 25, 2009 – I had just finished a pool workout and was running 800m repeats with hurdles to practice for the steeplechase (a track race...
Darren Smith – My Journey Through XTERRA as a Para-Triathlete

Darren Smith – My Journey Through XTERRA as a Para-Triathlete

  I’ve always loved mountain biking.  Since I got my first bike in 1988, a Diamondback Ascent (rigid fork, no suspension), I fell in love with riding on trails Looking back, that was the wrong bike to be doing what I did with it, but there wasn’t...
What’s Up, TeamUP? : Steven Peace Checks In

What’s Up, TeamUP? : Steven Peace Checks In

The following is a recent update from TeamUP Co-Captain Steven Peace, who has been a long-term advocate for people living with mobility challenges. When a severe stroke unexpectedly derailed his career in the US Navy, Steven found that competitive cycling was a key...
“The Only Disability is a Bad Attitude”: Sean Clarke’s Story

“The Only Disability is a Bad Attitude”: Sean Clarke’s Story

Sean Clarke was just 7-years-old when the back of his left knee was severed by glass. The accident left him with permanent foot drop and peroneal nerve palsy in his lower left leg. The full scope of his injuries included: When Get Back UP Today learned that Sean was...
A Veteran’s Story: Craig Vogtsberger

A Veteran’s Story: Craig Vogtsberger

My name is Craig Vogtsberger and I come from a family of US military veterans. I served in the Army/Army National Guard from April 1995 to April 2003. In March 2001, I walked between two Humvees as they hit each other. I was crushed and trapped between them. I...
US Navy Veteran Steven Peace Shares His Story

US Navy Veteran Steven Peace Shares His Story

My name is Steven Peace, I’m currently 47 years old and a retired US Navy Lieutenant Commander. I put 16 years in with the Navy. I was healthy and an avid bicyclist, riding 125 miles a week to stay in shape. I had progressed in the ranks rapidly, enlisting in...