Athletes with Disabilities

Sports, academics and community service are all in a day’s work for Ben Carpenter, age 15

posted on October 30, 2010 - 4:49pm
Ben Carpenter, a young man with many talents. Don’t be surprised if, in a few years, you hear about some fascinating new amusement park rides. And don’t be surprised if a young man named Ben Carpenter proves to be the genius behind the design of those rides.

Ray Brown: Boot camp composure gets results

posted on January 5, 2009 - 5:22pm
Like many people who served in the U.S. Marine Corps, Ray Brown, 59, sees no difference between then and now. “I’m still a Marine,” he attests firmly. That dogged determination no doubt has been largely instrumental in the success of Wheelin’ Team 457. It’s an organization Brown formed in 2003 to provide recreational opportunities for people with disabilities who use wheelchairs.