Adaptive Sports Equipment Enables Outdoor Recreation for All

Stephen was 14 when he lost all use of his legs and the full mobility of his arms in a traffic accident. Three years after the crash, the Braddock youth, who asked that his last name not be used, said he sorely missed getting outside with family and friends.

“Hanging out in the park, fishing just doing anything outdoors it’s really hard when you can’t get around,” he said in 2018 during a fishing program organized by the state Fish and Boat Commission.