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Last month, Kevin Ogar of Englewod, Colo. was like any other serious CrossFit competitor — insanely strong, a huge fan of the CrossFit community and ready to win money at the CrossFit games.

Coaching your own kiddo can be tricky business. Whether you are your child’s primary coach, or you are the coach at meets, I hope these ideas will be helpful. Here are five tips that have helped us, but we are still figuring this out and would love to hear what has been helpful for others.

A recent ad for Guinness portray’s the true message of what friendship is all about–and what helps define character.

It is an unfortunate reality that people with disabilities are more likely to be victims of violent crimes than the rest of the population. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the annual average of reported non-fatal crimes against disabled Americans is approximately 923,000.

The thing about being in a wheelchair is that no one expects us to be anyone of consequence. We are the opposite of a threat. Us, beat them…in anything? No way. Most people just view us as a novelty. Thinking of us as equal competition would be a crazy reality.

Whether it’s motocross or an adrenaline-fueled twist on a sport at the X games, extreme athletics is surging and the public is eating it up. Think of it as the modern-day version of gladiators and these guys represent everything awesome.

Despite being born without a right hand, Jim Abbott was a first-round pick in the 1988 draft by the California Angels. He also pitched for the New York Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago White Sox in 11 major-league seasons