Inspiring teen among world’s best wheelchair tennis players

Inspiring teen among world's best wheelchair tennis players

FOREST CITY, N.C. — To get to the tennis court, Conner Stroud pushes his wheelchair there.

This is made more difficult by the fact that he has no legs.

Conner, 15, does the intricate dance required to climb into that wheelchair. He straps himself in, pulls his racquet out from the back pocket of the chair and removes the “blades” he uses as artificial legs.

Excerpt from Scott Fowler’s article in QC online- Read more


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