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    succesuful quads

    I'm sure that this question has been answered before, but I didn't find it in CC forum. Can I ask you for your help? Can you name some succesful quads?

    I know about:
    Frank Williams - owner of F1 William racing team
    Philippe_Streiff - former F1 racing driver
    Filippo Preziosi - research engineer and ex head of Ducatti moto racing team
    Sam Sullivan - ex mayor of Vancuver
    Fasbrizio Bartoccioni - president of Vertical Italy

    I'm interested about sci quads, which after the injury, becomed succesuful in their work field. Can you help me with some names?

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    Patrick Rummerfield-Successful at whatever he touches
    James Langevin- Congressman-RI

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    Just a few. I am sure I can add to this list later:

    Bill Shoemaker: Jockey, became a successful race horse trainer after his SCI.
    Christopher Reeve: actor, became an advocate for SCI cure, created a foundation, continued to direct films and TV.
    Joni Eareckson-Tada: well-know author and founder and administrator of a large international foundation, public speaker.
    Mitch Tepper: Sexologist, author, and speaker.
    John Callahan: cartoonist and author.
    Marc Buoniconti: Public speaking, fund raiser, foundation director.
    Sherman Gillums: Marine Corps, now deputy executive director of the Paralyzed Veterans of America.
    Al Kovach: Navy Seal, Paralympian, now President of the Paralyzed Veterans of America.


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    If a med school professor counts, I have been successful. On the other hand I have not made it big time yet as an aspiring playwright.
    You will find a guide to preserving shoulder function @

    See my personal webpage @

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    Jennifer Calvert - a successful quad and friend, working at IBM as a Systems Analyst

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    Anyone with a cervical injury who manages to retain their sanity!

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    Charles Krauthammer - an American Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, author, political commentator, and physician

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    thank you for the names you added. Please be free to add some more names.

    I really don't know CC comunity too much, but bet that between you guys there are sme succesul quads too. Ca you name them?

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    Well, I would add our web master, Steven Edwards, definitely!


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    Jim Bennett - Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience

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