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Disabled vet receives all-terrain wheelchair from Leetonia sports club

Disabled vet receives all-terrain wheelchair from Leetonia sports club


July… For the last 4 years, the Leetonia Sportsman’s Association has been giving a disabled veteran an all terrain wheelchair. AND today… Joe Gibson, a marine corp veteran from Salem, got to try his out for the first time. A car wreck 7 and a half year ago broke Gibson’s back. He became a paraplegic. The accident… did not take away the veteran’s love for the outdoors… but his old chair couldn’t get him around to do the things he loved. So he’s looking forward to bringing his new chair on some adventures. [C6]20170916 LEETONIA TRAC FAB-SV JOE GIBSON: JUST TO BE ABLE TO DO AND GO AROUND THE LAKE FISHING AND STUFF. I NEVER THOUGHT I’D REALLY BE ABLE TO AGAIN ANYTIME FISHING, TRYING TO GET AROUND THE LAKE OR SOMETHING IT’S VERY DIFICULT IN MY REGULAR CHAIR. BUT THIS IS GOING TO BE JUST A GAME CHANGER. Joe was nominated for the chair by his teammate on his slide hockey team. The chair is made by Trac Fab, it’s a company from Slippery Rock. The Ironman Clay Bird Shoot… along with donations make it possible for the Leetonia Sportmans’ Association to give one of these chairs away. [B7]TZ SPORTS1-VO Coming up in sports… It’s

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