Joe Stone: Inspiring and motivating other trauma survivors

Joe Stone of Stratford, Connecticut, says he is running in the Hope & Possibility races to show other trauma survivors how being socially and physically active after injury can enhance one's quality of life significantly.

Gearing up for the 4th annual Achilles Connecticut Hope & Possibility® races presented by Cigna, we’re talking to athletes and guides to share stories about who they are and what brought them to our Chapter. Enjoy! Joe Stone is a multisport athlete and coach who began handcycling with Achilles Connecticut in 2018. In this interview, […]

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Meet Three-time Survivor and Achilles Athlete, Gail Bruno

Milford resident won’t let her new disabilities define her Achilles Connecticut athlete Gail Bruno has earned the title “Survivor” – several times over. As a 20-something, Gail sustained a head-and-neck injury in the workplace. Recovery involved nine months of therapy. Flash forward to September 11, 2001. Gail had recently arrived to her workplace. The Twin […]

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June 21, 2018

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Achilles Member/Author Colleen Kelly Alexander Shares Her Story of ‘Gratitude’

Connecticut athlete who defied odds to speak at July Achilles Connecticut events On race courses, Colleen Kelly Alexander prefers to blend in with the other athletes who are giving it their all. Her backstory is an extraordinary one – an athlete who, by all logic, should have died in a horrific accident on a road […]

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