That Feeling – Waiting for the Race to Start

“That feeling. All that power amongst hundreds of people.” We got back in touch with Marianne last year, after almost 5 years as a SideStix user. Funny enough, we found a video of Marianne online sponsored by Jabra. This really peaked our interest. After a little social media digging, we found her on Facebook. It […]

Posted On: 2017-08-10

Why Old Habits Die Hard – Not Your Jagger Kind of Habits

Our patterns of negative thinking are often based on unhelpful, well-practiced, old habits. “I’m not that bad!” That’s what my mom would say about not wanting to use a wheelchair at the mall after her stoke. She’d say, “Just help me to that bench and I’ll sit.” It was a lot of work to run back […]

Posted On: 2017-07-27

Realizing the Horizon – An Engineer’s Fractured Spine

In the midst of his prosperous career as an Chemical Engineer, Bill Byers took a fall that forever changed his life. During our interview with Bill, we talked about the effects that his physical changes had on his career. We discussed the hurdles that he had to overcome both mentally and physically, and how his realizations […]

Posted On: 2017-07-06

These Are Our Turning Points – Before & After

Another ‘turning point’ in my book of life. I have never ‘climbed a mountain’ without a team or without intention. Literally spoken, as well as figuratively, every mountain I have climbed has been incredibly hard and has tested my fortitude. With some distance behind me, the struggle and the lessons learned from ‘big climbs’ have always […]

Posted On: 2017-06-29

Surviving Cancer And Climbing Kilimanjaro – My Will To Take A Chance

If you’re willing to put in the effort and willing to risk the failure, you are more than capable if you’re willing to take the chance. This Cloud Walker dared to accept a challenge. He wanted to try something, unlike any other challenge he had attempted before. With a solid community of support and the right forearm […]

Posted On: 2017-06-16

What to Pack for Your Next Reebok Spartan Race

Our team’s packing list for the Reebok Spartan Race So, you’re signed up to do the Reebok Spartan Race. Whether you’re an adaptive athlete or not, you’ve probably asked yourself, “Now what the heck do I wear?!” …Or maybe not. Either way, it’s best to arrive prepared. Bart and Kerith at SideStix, made this handy video […]

Posted On: 2017-06-06