On Thursday, July 28th, I will be hosting a fundraiser for my 2011 Camp Discovery program. This camp is a two-and-a-half day event for women, who are wheelchair users, to learn fitness activities, gain support from others and enjoy a little pampering. This is the third year of the camp which has received rave reviews from the participants. This year … Read More
Camp Discovery helps women, who have experienced a life-altering injury or disease, redefine themselves to live strong, productive and happy lives.
By Steve Mazzucchi, “Trish Downing’s heart is so strong, it just might break yours. It needs to be for her to achieve what she has the past couple of years: becoming the first female paraplegic to complete an Iron distance triathlon and only the second to qualify for Hawaii’s Ironman World Championship.”
Six years ago, competitive cyclist Tricia Downing was on a training ride in Golden when a driver hit her head-on. She was paralyzed from the chest down. From her hospital bed, Downing planned her athletic comeback and she hasn’t stopped since.