T3 member Patrick Sweeney is a spokesperson for The IM ABLE Foundation which was created to build and support active lifestyles for individuals with disabilities. When Pat was 18 years old, he was diagnosed with Rasmussen’s Syndrome, a rare disease that attacks the right hemisphere of his brain. In 2006, Patrick had a hemispherectomy, which stopped the progression of his disease … Continue reading IM ABLE athlete Patrick Sweeney discovers the joy of triathlon
Join IM ABLE as we celebrate our Second Annual MOTIVATOR of the YEAR “BASH” Saturday, March 14th, 2015 7:00PM to 11:30PM Santander Performing Arts Center 136 North 6th Street Reading, PA 19602 We are pleased to introduce our 2015 Motivator(s) of the Year! Karen and Adam Owens Karen and Adam are parents to five extraordinary … Continue reading 2015 Motivator of the Year Bash
IM ABLE and JACK FROST Mountain are teaming up for GET Up AND SKI Day on Sunday, February 1st. This is an all abilities event. The mountain opens at 8am and closes at 4pm IM ABLE will provide Snow Pass, Equipment and lesson to IM ABLE Adapative Skiers. We have a limited number of … Continue reading GET UP AND SKI 2015
IM ABLE recently hosted a “Get Up and Climb” day at Spooky Nook Sports, in Lancaster, PA. Partnering with ABOVE LIMITS, IM ABLE was able to transform the Nooks famed climbing wall into an adaptive wall so that individuals with a broad range of disabilities could come out and climb. This was such an exciting … Continue reading GET UP and CLIMB!–Spooky Nook Sports
The IM ABLE Foundation hosted a Sled Hockey Demo Day at the Reading Royals’ Santander Arena on Saturday, December 27th. The goal of this event was to invite individuals with disabilities who had never had the opportunity to try out Sled Hockey, the chance to test out this exciting sport. With the help of the … Continue reading Reading Royals–Sled Hockey Demo Day
With the Philadelphia Marathon only two days away there is at least one competitor, who is facing the event with a new drive and a more positive spirit. His name is Russell Selkirk and he’s a two-time competitor, having also participated in the Marathon last year, but not with the same intensity he’s planning … Continue reading IM ABLE Hand Cyclist Russell Selkirk Takes on the Philadelphia Marathon
This bike ride is more than just an outdoor activity. For Patrick Sweeney, it’s freedom. “Makes you feel like you’re whole again. Makes you feel like you’re back at it. Like you’re a normal person. You don’t have limitations, the sky’s the limit.” Sweeney is one of 20 cyclists who particiated in “Get Up and … Continue reading Riding through challenges in Lancaster County
This September at the IM ABLE Duathlon and 5K, the foundation presented five worthy individuals with grants for adaptive cycling equipment. This presentation was the most grants IM ABLE has ever give out at one time! We want to thank all of our supporters for … Continue reading Biggest Grant Giveaway at One Time!