Greg Brown

Greg Brown

To me, Get Back Up means empowerment and courage – the courage to take on a disability and show others that it can’t keep me or you down. I feel I have become part of a special group of people that can use this disability as a learning tool to keep moving...
Todd Hart

Todd Hart

Get Back Up Three simple words.  But when put together, they convey a very strong message. Our “community” – those of us who have, and continue to battle, neurological conditions, cancer, etc., feel a connection and bond that many times is difficult to articulate. It...
Claytons Never Quit!

Claytons Never Quit!

My son is a talented athlete, holding national records in discus and long jump. He loves to sing and loves being outdoors. He is a caring brother and a loving son, and can be extremely sweet (when he wants to be!). He is also a pediatric stroke survivor! I’m guessing...
Erin McGinnis

Erin McGinnis

I did it. I finished my very first half marathon at Disneyland and can’t wait to do it again. I absolutely never expected to do this. I am 68 and never was athletic, we did not have gym when I was in school and there were no sports for women. While I did consider...
Craig Vogtsberger

Craig Vogtsberger

I stood on the side of the mountain looking back to how far I had come. I was tired, exhausted, and in pain. I was done. Standing here, the incline was so steep, I could only place part of my boot in the snow. I’m glad I had the trekking poles. Those and my good leg...
Gaelyn Cokayne

Gaelyn Cokayne

Gaelyn lives in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa. A few years ago, she was unhappy with her weight and decided to exercise. While exercising she was experiencing pain in her lower leg and was told it was tendonitis and instructed to rest for six months. This...