Paralympian Jody Schloss sees the positive side of disability!

Jody Schloss is on the Canadian Para dressage team heading to Denmark, next week, for the World Para Dressage Championships. I emailed her my questions and she responded. I was inspired by her answers. Tell me about your disability. When I was 23, and was in University at UBC on a summer break my friend…

Roxie Trunnell: Paralympian turned “lemons” into gold medals.

 We all know the saying that when life hands you lemons you make lemonade. Let me tell you what Paralympian Roxie Trunnell did with her lemons. In 2009 she contracted a virus that caused swelling in her brain. She was put into a medically induced coma. When she woke up she found she was unable…

Canada’s Para Equestrian Team is leading overnight!

Tomorrow ,August 29, will see the completion of the Team Tests with the competitions for Grades IV and V. As one of only two countries to have all three combinations compete on day one, which featured Grades I, II and III, Canada provisionally sits at the top of the leaderboard with a final score of…

Dale Dedrick Paralympian Competes in Combined Driving!

Hello Again! I am so glad you came back today to read the second part of my post about Paralympian Dale Dedrick. Today Dale will tell us more about what she is doing now . Dale you have not been deterred by a serious heart condition that prevents you from riding horses but you have…

Paralympian Dale Dedrick. Against the odds she’s driving on!

Dale Dedrick is an extraordinary woman. She was on a career path to being an orthopedic surgeon when fate threw a spanner in the works. Her health history is a series of calamities that would have had most people retiring to their Lazy Boy recliners. But not Dale. I interviewed her back in 2017. Click…