George Jackson, 69, of Winfield, who won a silver medal in the 10K hand cycling race at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, exercises every day despite having his leg amputated a year ago. He had only been hand cycling for about a year before winning second place in the competition held in Richmond, Va., last month.
Jackson holds the silver medal he won at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games last month in Richmond, Va. He said it was amazing to see so many veterans competing with a wheelchair.
George Jackson, 69, of Winfield, asked for his hand cycling bike from the VA Medical Center in Huntington to be blue. He won second place in hand cycling in a national competition after only learning how to ride a year ago.