In 2010, Christopher and Dana Reeve (Superman and wife) set a World Record for most people in a moving wheelchair line. Myrna Peterson and Lee Isaacs are both disability activists and confined to wheelchairs. They are working to get at least 194 people in wheelchairs or scooters to come to Grand Rapids on May 16 to set a new record.
Three wheel chair marathon racers are in the process of competing in 50 Marathons in 50 States in 50 weeks. That's quite an undertaking! Paul Erway, Grant Berthiaume, and Aaron Roux will be racing this weekend at Grandma's marathon.
Although she’s never considered herself “the beauty pageant type,” Wisconsin resident Tasha Schuh was recently crowned Miss Wheelchair USA in a nationwide competition that celebrates the accomplishments of disabled women.