Adaptive Climbing Clinic in New York City, March 15 & 16, 2012

Ronnie Dickson will be instructing an Adaptive Climbing Clinic in New York City on March 15th and 16th. It’s open to people of all ages and physical disabilities…. check it out if you live in the area!


Ronnie Dickson’s Red River Canyon Climbing Trip, 12/2011

Here’s a few photos from POA’s Ronnie “Spider Man” Dickson during a recent climbing trip to Red River Gorge, a canyon system on the Red River in east-central Kentucky. This canyon system features an abundance of sandstone cliffs, rock shelters, waterfalls and natural bridges, making it one of the world’s most popular and challenging climbing destinations. Ronnie, an above-knee amputee, makes it look easy!

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Ronnie Dickson’s Adaptive Climbing Video, Joshua Tree, CA

Ronnie Dickson’s latest adaptive climbing video has just been published. Absolutely worth checking out! If you are on the fence re giving rock climbing a try, this will provide you all the inspiration and motivation you need!

Click here to view video.

Congratulations to Ronnie Dickson!

Congratulations to POA’s Ronnie Dickson, who will be inducted into the Athletes with Disabilities Network Hall of Fame on November 3rd. He will be receiving the “Rising Star” award. Way to go, Ronnie!!! You can read more about Ronnie and all his accomplishments on his blog. Click here to view blog.

Amputee Adaptive Climbing Clinic at Joshua Tree National Park, 5/2011

POA intern Ronnie Dickson recently organized his first Adaptive Climbing Clinic at Joshua Tree National Park in California. This video is both inspiring and informative. Great work, Ronnie! Click here to view video >>

Report on Mobility Clinic with Bob Gailey PT in Florida, 5/2011

POA resident Ronnie Dickson (who is also an above knee amputee), reports on the recent Mobility Clinic featuring Bob Gailey, PT on his blog, “Take a Leg Off.” He also writes about other Bob Gailey mobility clinics he has participated in. Click here to read blog >>

“Mission of Hope,” O&P Edge article written by POA resident Ronnie Dickson, May 2011

Ronnie reports on his mission trip to Haiti earlier this year. Click here to read article

POA’s Ronnie Dickson (AK) & Drew Johnson (BK) Rock Climbing video, 3/2011

Here is some video footage of Ronnie Dickson (AK) and Drew Johnson (BK) on a recent rock climbing expedition – Drew’s first as an amputee. What CAN’T these guys do?! Awesome. Click here to viewvideo

POA’s Ronnie Dickson releases “Amputee Biking” video, 10/18/2010

In addition to his running video, Ronnie has also created an “amputee” biking video. Click on the following link to view the video