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Everest

We departed the USA on March 15, 2003. Team Everest ’03 members departed from Austin and various cities across the US for the long journey to Nepal’s bustling capital city, Kathmandu. TE ’03 / CTD project director Dennis Borel was at the Austin airport, along with dozens of supporters, to see the team off. Dennis said, “Today is a …

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Bungy Jumping & Bridge Swinging

South Africa. December 2007. The seeds of my South African adventure were planted years ago when a young man named Anthony wrote me and said he found my scuba diving web pages and wanted to share something about himself. Anthony said he is a paraplegic and also likes to do scuba diving. We belonged to the fraternity of disability and …

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Cliff Climbing

New Mexico. A Cliff Climbing Adventure. Our quest began with a 2 hour road trip from Santa Fe to Socorro, NM. Our destination was Box Canyon, 6.5 miles beyond Socorro. After driving on a dirt path to get to the bottom of the canyon, Jason lifted me out of the jeep and into my wheelchair. He turned me towards our …