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2019 Annual PossAbilities Triathlon – Success!

Hey guys, For this year’s PossAbilities triathlon I had the same goal as previous years –to make sure I beat Zimri! We developed this healthy rivalry, even though we’re not in the same class. Tell you what, he kept me on my toes this year. For one, I wasn’t training full time like before, but still had been going strong. The main fact is that Zim’s new coach is a great athlete that I personally know and like, Jamie Brown. I [...]


Category: Andre Barbieri, Zimri SolisTags: , , , Comments: 0Post Date: April 30, 2019

Tavian Bryant – Creative Training

I’m definitely keeping the training rides interesting this season. From Long Beach to Fresno to Los Angeles and Atascadero. Completing marathons as training keeps it interesting and fun. I’ve completed 36 marathons so far, and I’m on my way to completing 1000 marathon miles. I remember when marathons were the primary focus. Once I discovered the world of competitive paracycling that all changed. I am now focused on achieving success competing in the strongest paracycling fields in the country. [...]


Category: PossAbilities, Tavian BryantComments: 0

Alfonso’s 2019 PossAbilities ParaCycle Race Series.

Another great PossAbilities Para-Cycling Race Series. I earned 4th place in Stage 1 the Time Trial, only being bested by racers who are in Team USA Ryan Pinney, Brandon Lyons, and David Randall who currently have superior equipment and World Cup racing experience I earned 4th place in Stage 2 the 25 mile Circuit Road Race, only being bested by racers who are in Team USA Ryan Pinney, Brandon Lyons, and David Randall who currently have superior equipment and World [...]


Moments of uncertainty

Hello guys, As I’m transitioning into snowboarding, lots of questions come to mind… like: –do I really have it in me, to undertake such a challenge? I’m not getting any younger… I am a father now, priorities changed a bit –I don’t have the same amount of time to devote to sports, as much as I’m trying. I wanna make sure my daughter has love and my full attention, because she deserves my best! Costs also start coming -day care isn’t cheap! Still, [...]


Tavian Bryant – Redlands Bicycle Classic 2019

I had a lot of fun racing in the Redlands Bicycle Classic. It’s an event I look forward to every year. I’ve competed in this event for three years in a row. This event forces me to bring my best every year because the competition is always fierce. A few of the courses changed this year, and day 1 was a very challenging course with a steep hill climb to the finish. The day 2 course was familiar [...]


Category: PossAbilities, Tavian BryantComments: 0

Swimmer’s Blog

A few weeks ago, temperatures in the 30’s 🥶 Last week, temperatures in the 40’s and raining 🌧 Today, temperature in the 50’s and a bit of sun. 🌞 Can wait for next week! 😁


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Five Tips for Flying with your Handcycle

Always travel with a doorstop in your carry on bag. When lugging a handcycle around an airport or hotel, I don’t know how many times I’ve found myself needing to prop a door open so I can get myself and my handcycle through it.  A doorstop is a cheap and simple solution to this common problem. Always break your handcycle down and travel with it in a protective case. While, it’s easier to maneuver and travel with a bubble wrapped [...]


Category: Christopher Sproule, PossAbilitiesComments: 0

Law Enforcement Torch Run Speech

The Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) is the largest public awareness vehicle and grass-roots fundraiser for Special Olympics. Known honorably as Guardians of the Flame, law enforcement members and Special Olympics athletes carry the “Flame of Hope” into the Opening Ceremony of local competitions, and into Special Olympics State, Provincial, National, Regional and World Games. Annually, almost 110,000 dedicated and compassionate law enforcement members carry the “Flame of Hope,” symbolizing courage and celebration of diversity uniting communities around the globe.  This past year, I was asked [...]


Category: Christopher Sproule, PossAbilitiesComments: 0

Traveling by Plane to Races in a Wheelchair

Traveling by plane to bike races in a wheelchair is definitely not an easy task in itself. Throw a 90 pound bike box in the mix and it’s almost impossible to do by myself. I did say almost. I have learned tricks throughout my travels as a Team PossAbilities athlete to get by without help. These tricks are not easy, nor are they fun but I will do what I have to do to get to race. The first [...]


Category: Brett Richards, PossAbilitiesComments: 0Post Date: March 1, 2019