Injured Athlete Reclaims Confidence Playing Wheelchair Rugby
Nate Loomis was paralyzed below the waist in a 1998 body surfing accident. After his injury Nate, who played lacrosse in highschool, worried he would never have another opportunity to play a contact sport. Once Nate was introduced to wheelchair rugby, often called quad rugby, he immediately became hooked and joined a team. Described by his teammates as a warrior on the court, Nate says he's more confident than ever and lives for the challenge and camaraderie the sport provides him.