Paddlers Blog-Tri for Chase

What a great day. My 6 year old son Chase completed his first Triathlon. I’ve participated in this tri many times and it was awesome to see my boy cross the finish line for PossAbilities. I can’t wait for next years Triathlon.

Tavian Bryant – The Journey to 40 and Beyond

This whole journey started about 5 years ago. I had been in a wheelchair for 18 years at this point. I was out of shape and needed to do something about it. I also wanted to get out there and feel myself in the wind as I did before, riding bikes and motorcycles in my youth. I bought a handcycle shortly after my injury, and I rode it from time to time. However, it mostly [...]

Fiesta Island Time Trial Champion Alfonso Garibay

I closed out my racing season on Sunday October 14th 2018 by earning the Fiesta Island 20k Individual Time Trial Series Championship in the challenged athletes category which includes cyclist’s that pedal with their legs not just arm powered handcyclist’s like me. The series consisted of 5 races thru out the year. I raced in all of them not an easy thing to do considering other races in and out of the state of California where I live, life commitments, [...]

Set a NEW PERSONAL BEST at the final Fiesta Island TT of 2018! Great feeling to finish off the season on a HIGH! By Jenna Rollman

Fall is in full swing and this is usually the time of year when most people are winding down and preparing for the holidays, so it was a great personal success to end the 2018 Fiesta Island TT season on a high note! πŸ˜„ I have been training intensely on my indoor trainer for the last three months and there aren’t many races going on at the moment so I haven’t had a chance to gauge where my fitness is [...]

Pensacola Cycling Classic 3rd place overall H-3 Alfonso Garibay

Pensacola Cycling Classic on September 14-15 was my last stage race for my racing season. I wasΒ  my first time doing Pensacola Cycling Classic stage race and considering the level of competition that showed up to race. I am very pleased with my performance despite having made a few mistakes all the hard work and effort I put into my training kicked in and I performed just as I had trained. Mechanical issues and all. The first race was [...]

September means school is back in session…but not before one last beautiful San Simeon cycling vacation is in the books! By Jenna Rollman

September has been a great month with lots of adventures, fun, and a new beginning for me as a college student! The summer is over but I went on one last camping trip at San Simeon State Park, cycling up and down California’s stunning central coast exploring new roads and revisiting favorite routes to take in the ocean’s incredible beauty while riding my handcycle! Ragged Point, the small coastal town of Cayucos, Morro Bay, and Montana de Oro State Park [...]

Summer Vacation is over, now it’s time to return to racing!! Team PossAbilities heats up the competition at the August Piru TT! By: Jenna Rollman

After enjoying a wonderful vacation in July exploring the natural beauty of Mammoth Mountain and North Lake Tahoe it was time to transition back into a competitive mindset and resume a more structured training regimen for the remainder of the summer. I hadn’t raced at all since the conclusion of the Paracycling National Championships in Georgia so my coach and I thought it would be a good idea to gauge my current fitness by going out to the Piru [...]

Baby Stella is here!!!

Greetings! Words can’t describe the happiness that filled our hearts with the arrival of Stella Barbieri. She came right on the due date, can you believe that?! Everything went well, although there were some nerve wrecking moments during labor, and leading up to it was long and painful. But that’s how it is, right Mothers? Congrats to all of you that endure this, it’s quite a feat. We men salute you! My days are spent now helping mom, drooling over the baby, [...]

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July is the month to PLAY!! Packed in lots of traveling and cycling in some incredibly beautiful places! By Jenna Rollman

Now that the main part of the racing season is done training has taken a back seat for a moment and the month of July was all about enjoying the true nature of cycling! I love to travel and ride my handcycle in the most beautiful places, namely the mountains and beaches of California, so that’s exactly what I’ve been doing as much as I can so far this summer!! πŸ˜„πŸŒ²πŸžπŸš΄β€β™‚οΈπŸš΄β€β™€οΈπŸŒŠ First trip of July was to Big Bear for a [...]

Paddlers Blog-Published story, so flattered

Hello Team, I have outstanding news to share. My Veterans story and my overcoming adversity journey have been published into a book. Entitled, “Promoting Successful Integration”, a book for Military Veterans to learn how to re-enter society or answer questions about re-entry. Some blessings are immediate and some take time. 3 years ago, PossAbilities had me speak at the 3rd annual, “Power of Inclusion” conference, where I shared my story and then had a few people ask me to submit it with other Veterans that [...]

Category: Greg Crouse, News, Newsletters, PossAbilities, Press ReleasesComments: 0Post Date: July 30, 2018