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Arthrogryposis, coping with arthrogryposis, coping with disability, Disability -

In the course of recording a few interviews with Ruth Merry about her book 'Enabled' which charts some of her wheelchair bound adventures, we came across a very interesting subject - how film is a key therapy in coping with her disability.

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Arthrogryposis, bobsleigh, Disability, disabled, disabled travel, disabled travellers, heartwarming story, innsbruck -

Ruth Merry was born disabled with Arthrogryposis and has spent her life in a wheelchair. An avid swimmer and skier Ruth's dream, was to one day tackle the Bobsleigh. She knew of course that it was impossible and not only did you have to be able bodied, but physically fit as well. No way someone with a disability like hers could attempt that - or was there? A chance joke with a friend at work suggesting that instead of organising sponsored runs and swims, something more exciting could be organised and her friend decided to contact all the bobsleigh tracks...

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