Nick Springer on the Move

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Dear Reader, 

Thank you for reading my story. I wanted you to know that I would like to change how “ability” is defined. It is not an ability that makes you strong, but your ability to push past your weaknesses that makes you strong. Strength has nothing to do with what you can do when you are at your best, but what you can do when you are at your worst. 

Be strong and push hard,


Wheelchair Rugby

Watch for Team USA #9 Nick Springer!

Want to see Nick in action on the wheelchair rugby court? Check out USA #9 in the highlight video of the gold medal game during the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.

Learn more about the sport of wheelchair rugby and watch for our favorite player, USA #9.

A Timeline about Nick Springer

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News Clippings Courtesy of Nick’s mom and his Great Aunt Madalyn

Posts & Resources for Nick Springer on the Move

2021: The Year to Keep Pushing

New Year’s Day 2021 started with a phone call from Nick Springer while I was laying on the bathroom floor painting the wall a new fresh color of seafoam green.  Like most times when he called, Nick was on the move. This time he was driving and he promised me he had both hands on…

Author Visits with Nick Springer on the Move

I love reading with kids! I cherish the intimate experience that reading together creates in a class, especially when the text asks the reader to look critically at the world in new ways. Recently, I was invited into some classrooms to read Nick Springer on the Move, a book that I wrote to create a…

Nick Springer on the Move Hits Readers Hard

“The National Paralympic Heritage Trust is delighted to be able to share the inspiring story of Nick Springer in its heritage centre, here at the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement, Stoke Mandeville, the UK. Nick, like all fellow Paralympians, is an inspiration to us all, along with his family whom we thank for sharing his…

Adaptive Sports Resources

Visit Move United to find an adaptive sports organization near you in the United States. We encourage you to download their Inclusive Playbook.

Learn about Dr. Ludwig Guttmann and the history of the Paralympic Games at the National Paralympic Heritage Trust in the UK. Get a virtual tour of their exhibits.