His name is Bailey Matthews. He's an 8-year-old boy in UK who has cerebral palsy, and images of him completing a triathlon have gone viral, reports CBS News and Today.com. Bailey ditched his walker near the finish line and got there on his own, despite falling twice. The Doncaster...
I hope you didn’t take that headline personally. I’m sure you are pretty awesome. However, it is highly unlikely that you are as awesome as Bailey Matthews of Doncaster, England, the 8-year-old with cerebral palsy who recently completed his first triathlon. Because that kid is off the charts. On Sunday, Bailey took part in the […]
Just before 8-year-old Bailey Matthews completed a triathlon, the little boy with cerebral palsy abandoned his walker to cross the finish line. Matthews competed in the Castle Howard Triathlon — his first ever — on Saturday in North Yorkshire, England. Show More Summary
Bailey Matthew, an 8-year-old who has cerebral palsy, finishes his first-ever triathlon without the aid of his walker.
"He doesn’t see himself as different to anyone else,” says the mother of Bailey Matthews
So many people wake up each day and face challenges that others may take for granted. These challenges include things as simple as bathing, dressing, and walking. Nike knows a thing or two about this, and decided to use the story of a boy with cerebral palsy to inspire.
Three years ago, a 16-year-old kid from Florida named Matthew Walzer wrote a letter to Nike asking for help. He wasn’t holding out much hope that his request would be answered. In fact, Matthew himself described the letter as a sort of “Hail Mary” from a desperate kid. But he figured you never know unless […]
Three years ago, a teenager with cerebral palsy wrote a letter to Nike. Now he’s got his wish.
Inspired by a young Nike fan with cerebral palsy, the Flyease is a wrap-around zipper around the heel that lets you wear shoes using one hand. The first model with Flyease, the LeBron 8 Soldier Flyease, drops 7/16/15 on Nike.com.
Nearly three years after Matthew Walzer, who has cerebral palsy, wrote a viral letter asking Nike for more accessible footwear, the company has announced a new sneaker with people with disabilities in mind. The Lebron Zoom Soldier 8Show More Summary
Nike-tested. Teen-approved. Flyease lets you peel open a shoe with one hand. Nike's Zoom Soldier 8 is built with accessibility in mind. Its Flyease system solves a problem for amputees, stroke victims, and people with cerebral palsy that most of us take for granted each day: tying our shoes. Show More Summary
For college sophomore Matthew Walzer, simply putting on his shoes was an impossible task. Lacking the dexterity to get his foot in and out of his shoes, the Florida teen, who was born with cerebral palsy, had to enlist the help of his mother and father or others. Show More Summary
It is still a chilling memory. I still remember the moment my wife and I met with the maternal-fetal medicine specialist when my wife was pregnant with our second child. She was in her second trimester and “we” were classified as a high risk pregnancy. I remember my wonderful wife on the examination table and... Show More Summary
Premature birth can lead to serious complications for an infant—brain hemorrhaging, respiratory distress, vision problems, cerebral palsy, chronic lung disease, and more The post Study: Labor Initiated by Protein within Fetus’ Lungs appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
England star Matt Crossen scored a fantastic goal at the Cerebral Palsy World Championships as the Three Lions beat Ireland 2-0. The Cerebral Palsy star, who suffered a stroke at the age of 22 that left him with restricted movement on his left side, has been one of England’s star performers at the Championships. Show More Summary
Author's Note: Every kid has a hero. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has been mine for 15 plus years. In that time frame, I've lost my grandparents, gained perspective from my cerebral palsy and a recent battle with Graves' disease and have written Dwayne countless letters. Show More Summary
Reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton's brother Nicolas Hamilton has cerebral palsy and will become the first disabled driver to compete in the British Touring Car Championships this weekend.
Competing in a race is no easy feat: it takes determination and patience. Both qualities that Matt, an 11-year-old boy with cerebral palsy, has. In an inspiring video, the fifth-grader sets out to finish a 400-meter race at his school in central Ohio with the rest of his classmates despite the conditions he faces from his disorder. Show More Summary
Shaun Evans, a father and ultra-marathon runner from upstate New York, is set to run across the country this summer, covering over 3,000 miles with the help of his son Shamus, who suffers from cerebral palsy. Shamus Evans is nine-years-old, and was born with the condition, which limits the use of his legs. Show More Summary
There have been some spotty National Anthem performances during this year’s NBA finals, but the past two games have served as something of a redemption. First, Metallica put together a rockin’ version for Game 5, and now we’ve got the wonder that is Marlana VanHoose knocking the socks off the crowd in Cleveland prior to […]