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Paralyzed Veterans Of America – Mountain Bike Camp Day 2

8/21/17 – Day 2

Monday was about getting our equipment fitted out for the athletes and getting acclimated. We started with basic skills and they learned how to maneuver their wheels over various obstacles.

Each athlete had different types of trikes as you will be able to tell from the video and each one came with their own challenges.

 The day was interrupted to watch the eclipse and gave us a chance to take a short break.

 After lunch we ventured out for some riding around the town loop which got all the fellas out into the hills and gave us an opportunity to see the amazing vistas and challenge ourselves on the trail.

The trail had its challenges but the most challenging was the lack of oxygen! No injuries despite a couple of crashes so the day was a success.

As I get to know everyone I am inspired by their positive attitude and GRIT!

-Thomas