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BraunAbility® Dealer Sponsors Mark Wellman Tour

Mark Wellman became the first paraplegic to ascend the El Capitan mountain peak in Yosemite National Park.

If you’re anywhere close to Indiana or Kentucky in early May, we hope you’ll make every attempt to see a dynamic speaker and athlete as he makes a five-city motivational tour, all sponsored by BraunAbility dealer Superior Van and Mobility.

Mark Wellman has been climbing mountains since the age of 12. And when a freak climbing accident in 1982 left him paralyzed from the waist down, he never paused. Since that accident he’s accomplished some incredible athletic feats, including:

  • The first paraplegic to ascend the 30,000-foot El Capitan and half Dome at Yosemite National Park.
  • Former member of the United States Disabled Ski Team.
  • First paraplegic to ski across the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, using only his arms.
  • Competed in two Paralympics and was asked to light the cauldron at the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996.

And the list goes on…Today he’s added national motivational speaker to his resume. He continues to train for multiple sports while operating his business No Limits and speaking across the country. Mark encourages his audiences to fulfill their dreams by reaching for higher goals to success. After each of his discussions, you can join him for a complimentary rock wall climbing demonstration too!

He’ll be making a five-city tour through Indiana and Kentucky in early May. We thank Superior Van and Mobility, a longtime dealer of BraunAbility handicap vans, for sponsoring such a dynamic and inspirational speaker, and we hope that anyone in the area will stop by! If you’d like any info about attending one of these events, please contact Superior’s Tammy Johnson at (800) 458-8267.

Tour Dates and Cities:Tues., May 3rd in Evansville, IN
Healthsouth Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital
3:30 – Picnic & Rock Climbing Demonstration
4100 Covert AvenueWed., May 4th in Louisville, KY
Frazier Rehabilitation Institute
12pm-2pm Presentation & Rock Climbing Demo
220 Abraham Flexner Way

Thurs., May 5th in Lexington, KY
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital
12:00-1pm Presentation, Center of Learning
1:00-3:30pm Rock Climbing Demo, Therapy
Garden Parking Lot
2050 Versailles Road

Fri., May 6th in Indianapolis, IN
Rehabilitation Hospital of Indianapolis (RHI)
12pm-2pm Presentation and Rock Climbing Demo
4141 Shore Drive

Sat., May 7th in Fort Wayne, IN
DisAbilities Expo
10am-4pm Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
4000 Parnell Avenue