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Marshall to sponsor bike camp for disabled

By The Associated Press

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University’s School of Kinesiology is planning a five-day camp to teach people with disabilities how to ride a two-wheel bicycle.

The Lose the Training Wheels Camp is set for July 14-18 at Huntington High School.

The fourth annual camp is co-sponsored by the charity iCanShine. Marshall says in a news release that the charity’s staff members travel the country conducting the camps and have an average success rate of more than 80 percent.

Participants must be at least 8 years old, have a minimum inseam of 20 inches, weigh less than 220 pounds and be able to walk without assistive devices. The registration fee is $100. Some scholarships are available.

Online:

Camp information and registration: http://www.marshall.edu/lttw .


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