JEN BRICKER: Everything
without legs, one would think Jen Bricker would be destined for a life of
hardship. However, her amazing adoptive family gave her one simple rule, “Never
say can’t” and helped her forge a life of triumph, not tragedy. Always
challenging herself, Jen transitioned from a State Champion in power tumbling
into an accomplished acrobat, aerialist, speaker and bestselling author.
WEIHENMAYER: Live a No-Barrier Life
Weihenmayer is one of the most celebrated and accomplished athletes in the
world. In 2001, he became the only person who is blind to climb Mount Everest
and has since completed his quest to climb all Seven Summits-the highest point
on every continent. Erik co-founded a movement called No Barriers, which helps
people with challenges tap into the human spirit, break through barriers, and
contribute to the world.
You Don’t Need Eyes to See —You Need Vision
Boxtel currently serves as Executive Director for Bridging Bionics Foundation,
which aims to bridge human mobility with exoskeletons and bionic technology.
She is honored to have been announced as the CNN Heroes Top 10 for 2018. After
more than two decades of paralysis and a journey across continents, her pursuit
is one of spirit-mind-body transformation.
sponsored by Texas Council on Developmental Disabilities, MasterWord, and
Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc.