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 make 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,
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.
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“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 … Continue reading Nick Springer on the Move Hits Readers Hard
I would like to introduce you to my friend, Sam Brady from the UK. He has a very curious mind, and he has used his curious mind to become an expert on sporting wheelchairs. In fact, he is studying them in new and innovative ways that will eventually lead him to get his Ph.D. By … Continue reading The Sports Wheelchair: A (Very) Brief History
Nick Springer on the Move is a hard hitting picture book biography that is meant to challenge readers and inspire action. It tells the real life journey of Nick Springer who became a quadruple amputee when he contracted meningitis at the age of fourteen. It is the story of how he found his own way … Continue reading Reading with Nick Springer on the Move