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    Traveling to India

    Hi Folks!

    I'm planning a trip to India for next October. I haven't been since '95, and I traveled with my entire family, so there were many people to rely on. This time around, I may or may not...
  2. Thread: Reaching out

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    Reaching out

    to my Sikh brothers and sisters in the CC community today after yesterday's tragedy. Stay strong.

    I do not hate the man who walked into a sacred place and shot innocent people, because, as Martin...
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    Seated Paddle Boarding?

    I've spent my entire summer out on the water, both rowing and kayaking. The other day, I saw someone paddle boarding out at Jericho Beach and it struck me. Would there be any benefit/challenge to...
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    Funding for Sport?

    I'm attempting to set up an adaptive rowing program at the local rowing club, and we're trying to figure out ways to make the membership fee more affordable for potential participants. Ultimately,...
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    We've had our differences, but my heart sank when...

    We've had our differences, but my heart sank when I read this. I sincerely hope you get better soon, and if you do, I'll apologize in real time, for whatever it's worth.
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    I'm somewhat biased, of course, but Vancouver is...

    I'm somewhat biased, of course, but Vancouver is one of the most accessible cities in the world. I've travelled the globe, and as much as I've loved seeing new cities abroad, it's always a relief to...
  7. The comment was insensitive, no doubt. That...

    The comment was insensitive, no doubt. That being said, just to play devil's advocate, he might have been referencing the current trend that almost anyone claims to have a disability, as evidenced...
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    Jeff, Thanks for your response. I actually...

    Jeff,

    Thanks for your response. I actually contacted the provincial coach out here, and he managed to provide me with a great response along with a video to watch! It was exactly what I needed. ...
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    Why can't I watch Yousendit videos on my Mac?

    It's been a frustrating few hours.

    I was sent an instructional video by email using Yousendit and when I tried to watch it with my Mac, it said that Quicktime required an mpeg extension to play...
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    Thanks, cripple4life. I'm familiar with the...

    Thanks, cripple4life.

    I'm familiar with the normal rowing stroke, but I don't believe it's the same for an adaptive rower, just because we can't access the same muscles.
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    Single Scull Adaptive Rowing Video

    Hi!

    My coaches and I are trying to figure out my stroke technique as a single adaptive rower. Does anyone know of any videos that show the proper adaptive technique?

    I'm under the impression...
  12. Interdependence 2012 Global SCI Conference Abstract Book

    Interdependence 2012 wrapped up today. I was working most of it, but did get to sneak into a few sessions. I also had the opportunity to meet up with Marilyn and Donna, and meet Corrine for the...
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    Hi Paolo, First off, yes, I think it is fair...

    Hi Paolo,

    First off, yes, I think it is fair to ask Rick Hansen these questions. After all, he solicits donations in the hopes of helping our community, so we should actively be involved. However,...
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    Recommended Massage Therapist?

    I'd post this in the Canada forum but it gets little traffic.

    For those SCIs living in Vancouver or the lower mainland, is there a massage therapist you would recommend for someone with an SCI? I...
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    Awesome! I will look for you there. I met Nafi...

    Awesome! I will look for you there. I met Nafi (McLovin) last time as well, but it was far too short of a visit because he was playing. Let's grab a drink this time around. :)
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    I'd play the sport if I wasn't a para, and didn't...

    I'd play the sport if I wasn't a para, and didn't have full rods in my spine. Some of those hits look like they could jar a rod or two.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZ0zCgCgswA&feature=related...
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    Hey Tooley, Are you coming out to Vancouver in...

    Hey Tooley,

    Are you coming out to Vancouver in June?
  18. Thread: I'm engaged :)

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    Congrats! It's great that the proposal was...

    Congrats! It's great that the proposal was captured on film :D
  19. It's a win-win situation.

    It's a win-win situation.
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    A day late, but I hope it was great! Happy...

    A day late, but I hope it was great!

    Happy belated birthday, Feisty!!
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    I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how...

    I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.
    Louisa May Alcott

    May you sail into calmer waters this year, my dear B. Happy birthday, you beautiful, resilient woman.
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    Done :D You're awesome, Shannon! Good luck!

    Done :D

    You're awesome, Shannon! Good luck!
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    That was the first place I gathered articles...

    That was the first place I gathered articles from. :) Just thought I'd put the word out in case someone came across something particularly damning.
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    :( Sorry to hear this. He had such a great...

    :(

    Sorry to hear this. He had such a great outlook on life. His family is in my thoughts.
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    Thanks, Stephen. I'll look into that. ...

    Thanks, Stephen. I'll look into that. Basically, what I want to suggest is that the way journalists represent disabled athletes suggests that participation in sport and subsequent achievements are...
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