Follow the No Barriers Festival with Andrea Kennedy

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Andrea Kennedy writes  the Colorado Adaptive Travel column at Examiner.com. Right now she is in Miami for the 2009 No Barriers Festival.

The No Barriers Festival started in Turin, Italy in 2005, hit Lake Tahoe California in June of 2007, and will now be in Miami this weekend at 2620 South Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove, FL in conjunction with Shake A Leg Miami, a local adaptive sailing and watersports program.  Although this is out of my location, it's worth mention just to pass it along to your Florida friends in the area; it's a truly AMAZING event.  

We volunteered and participated in the 2007 event and kayaked, handcycled, rock climbed both on a free wall and on Donner Pass, checked out the scuba tank, painted with Luanne (80% blind), tested the heights of the ropes course, mountain biked, hiked, camped... and met some amazing, inspiring people like Hula John who'd lost both arms in a factory accident and some of our valued wounded soldiers as well. 

This year they've got some new options thanks to Shake A Leg...
For the full story:
http://www.examiner.com/x-9055-Colorado-Adaptive-Travel-Examiner~y2009m6d1-No-Barriers-USA-Festival?cid=examiner-email

Watch her blog also:

http://accessanything.blogspot.com/2009/05/no-barriers-usa.html

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