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Paraplegic Lead Climbing: Sean O’Neil

Published on October 25th, 2013 | by mpower

Epic TV: There has been a new development in paraplegic climbing by Sean O’Neill. He has developed a tentacle system which enables him to lead from the sharp end.  Read the full blog from “The Cleanest [&hellip... Read More


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Wamplers Accent: Adaptive Climbing

Published on August 7th, 2013 | by mpower

Heroism takes many forms, has many faces. Wampler’s Ascent is a story of Steve Wampler’s legendary climb up the biggest rock face in the world, El Capitan in Yosemite. This valiant effort took 20,000 pull-ups climbing [&hellip... Read More


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Four More Feet- Blind Hiker Randy Pierce

Published on July 15th, 2013 | by mpower

Randy Pierce is a totally blind hiker who takes on the challenge of hiking all of New Hampshire’s 48 four-thousand foot peaks in a single winter season. Aided by his service dog, Quinn and several human [&hellip... Read More


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Canadian Double Amputee Summits Everest

Published on June 10th, 2013 | by mpower

This week saw a couple amputees summit the worlds tallest peak.  This individual was missing both arms but that was all the more reason to attempt something that is impossible for many.  Read the full article [&hellip... Read More


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Paraplegic Rope Climb

Published on April 6th, 2013 | by mpower

Think he can do it?  Yup.  Makes you feel lazy.  Rope climbing with just your arms is challenging for anyone.  This guy does it from his wheelchair with ease... Read More


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Load Bearing: Adaptive Mountaineering

Published on March 7th, 2013 | by mpower

This is the version of Load Bearing which premiered at the 2012 MountainFilm in Telluride film festival.  Since 1996, the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program has been teaching people with disabilities to ski. The organization has grown [&hellip... Read More


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