Daniel Romanchuk, “teach kids they can before someone tells them they can’t”

Since he was two years old, Daniel Romanchuk has been actively participating in programs at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, a Disabled Sports USA chapter in Baltimore, Maryland. Born with spina bifida, a relatively common birth defect that affects the spinal cord, he started playing sports with the Bennett Blazers, the adaptive sports program at Kennedy Krieger Institute, including wheelchair basketball, swimming, archery, triathlon, skiing, table tennis, sled hockey, track and field, and more. “Track and Field came along faster for me than some of the other sports,” he said. “It was also something I could do at home.” Continue reading