‘Get Out’ winners announced

Thursday, September 3, 2015

ATLANTA – Erik Kondo won top honors in the 2015 Get Out, Enjoy Life contest for his side-wheelie photo taken during an off-road handcycling event in Vermont. His submission beat out more than 500. The photo will be featured on this month’s cover of Sports ‘N Spokes. Kondo sustained a spinal chord injury from a motorcycle accident in 1984. Amanda Timms took second place for her photo taken during a seven-day canoe trip around the Bowron Lakes in Canada; and Kim Harrison placed third for her photo entitled, ‘Target Practice.’ Sponsored by UroMed’s nonprofit program Life After Spinal Cord Injury, At Home Medical’s iPush Foundation, Sports ‘N Spokes Magazine and Wheel:Life, the five-year-old contest asks wheelchair users to submit photos of their favorite wheelchair accessible hot spots, wheelchair sporting events or recreational activities.