Anyone who has limited physical mobility knows the frustrations that accompany the inability to partake in many outdoor activities. This is especially true for those who have aged and may no longer have the ability or desire to participate in more strenuous endeavors, such as Para-Olympic style competitions. Simple ventures, such as visiting parks, hiking, even descending into natural attractions such as caves can often be out-of-reach or off-limits.
Several years ago, Melissa Bruneau-Aldridge began to suffer from a degenerative spinal condition. For one who absolutely adored outdoor adventures, as her condition worsened, her ability to participate grew less, and narrower. But not one to let her condition reduce, let alone, eliminate her passion, she began what eventually became a two-year journey to find a way to circumvent her limitations.
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