Usually when we hear about China, the stories focus on factories and goods, jobs shipped overseas and other news items that make the country sound uninviting. But when ABILITY Magazine’s Chet Cooper traveled to Beijing to meet some of his counterparts in publishing, he found himself forming lasting friendships. During that time, ABILITY Magazine and China ... Read more
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Kurt Yaeger Issue
Articles in the Kurt Yaeger Issue; Ashley Fiolek — Off Season, But Still Racing Around; Geri Jewell — Let’s Vote for Each Other; Humor — A Day in a Life; Philippe Croizon — Quadruple Amputee Swims Four Straits; Paul Pelland 2 — MS, Eat My Dust!; Rick Howland — His Lost Girl Fantasy; Solo-Dx — Silence Never Sounded So Good; The Sessions — The 38-Year-Old Virgin; Kurt Yaeger — ‘Son of Anarchy’; China Press — Art of the Exchange; Chinese Lessions — She’s 86, Teaching From the Heart; DRLC — Enforcing the ADAs; ABILITY’s Crossword Puzzle; Events and Conferences.
Ashley Fiolek – Off Season, But Still Racing Around
Once again, it’s the off-season. I love it, but it is super busy, too! My friends never seem to understand. They think, well, you are done racing, so you must be really bored. That is not the case. From February through May, I usually train and get ready for the season, and then in ... Read more
Philippe Croizon — Quadruple Amputee Swims Four Straits
In the frigid waters of the Bering Strait, while dodging floating ice, Philippe Croizon relied on his 18 months of training to keep himself focused. “One… two… three… four…” Croizon repeated in his head as the rough waters crashed around his shoulders and face. Croizon had trained his mind to shift away from emotional ... Read more
The Sessions — The 38-Year-Old Virgin
Writer/director Ben Lewin was scouring the internet for material to create a sitcom around sex and disability, when the polio survivor stumbled upon an article that deeply moved him. “I felt that if I could achieve on film what the author had done to me with his writing, then I could potentially deliver something ... Read more
China Art Exchange — and Mao Yu-yan
Usually when we hear about China, the stories focus on factories and goods, jobs shipped overseas and other news items that make the country sound uninviting. But when ABILITY Magazine’s Chet Cooper traveled there to meet some of his counterparts in publishing, he found himself forming lasting friendships. During that time, ABILITY Magazine (AM) and China ... Read more
Rick Howland — His Lost Girl Fantasy
Rick Howland picked a fine time to visit the east coast: The Canadian actor arrived shortly before Hurricane Sandy devastated the Atlantic seaboard in late October, and was still drying off when we spoke to him. Howland co-stars as Trick on the SyFy TV network show, Lost Girl, a supernatural crime drama about a ... Read more
Kurt Yaeger — Sons of Anarchy
An interview with actor, director and professional athlete Kurt Yaeger is best known for his recurring role as Greg “the Peg” on the FX series, "Sons of Anarchy".