Rita Losee, ScD, RN made a decision to live a life of adventure, and since then finished the Hawaii Ironman; walked the Appalachian Trail, and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro among other amazing accomplishments. But after contracting Lyme Disease, her ability to move was almost impossible. Check out how she was able to recover!
12-time district champion, state champion, two-time All-American, winner of three junior national titles, and competitor at the 2004 Olympic Trials. However, a severe shoulder injury brought her dreams of going to the Olympics and becoming a professional swimmer to a halt. Yet, an end to an athletic career made way for other passions, and a much stronger person.
Justin could only play one sport growing up, and he chose football. Nearing the end of his career at Tumwater High School, he suffered a severe leg injury which would have ended many players’ careers. But after an amazing recovery, he went on to play Tight End for the Whitworth Pirates.