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,...
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...