Broken Neck, Fully Paralyzed wrestling at age 18. Thanks to great Drs who wired me back together began to regain movement 3 months later. Took up skiing several years later as well as cycling, racing each. In 70's switched to just Cross Country Skiing and Coaching. Returned to College for Exercise Physiology and Sports Science . After an Athlete I worked with made 84 Winter Olympic Team I began a Future Stars Program for ski kids 8 years old & older.In 1985 received first ever US Ski Team Domestic Coach of Year Award. 1990 Received US Ski Associations Russell Wilder Memorial Award for work in helping Develop America's Youth, thru year round training in Future Stars Camps. Several of these grown athletes are now among the Best in the World and members of our current or former Winter Olympic Teams. Others have become top level Teachers and Coaches. I have also spent several years in Golf Course Maintenance Profession. After a much needed hip replacement in 2011, I retired and was able to start cycling again . Cycling is once again a huge and lovable part of my life along with my daughter and son and grand children. Thanks STRAVA you are a big part of today's cycling. Currently In Full Recovery Mode from other leg Hip Operation on 3/19/14. Beginning of Wk 3 walking lots and Foundations Training. Began riding first week after operation. Began lifting weights at week 6. Did a lot of walking. Will ride 250-300 miles, 10,000 vertical during the last 3 days of week 12 and first 4 days of week 13. Got 1,250 + kms in May and expect to have 1,250-1,500 kms in June. Longest ride in May was 84 miles.