Finding Freedom Through Sport
Explore Steve’s story below.
September 9, 1987
2008, 2012, 2016, 2020
Steve was paralyzed and classified with incomplete paraplegia after spinal surgery when he was 11 months old. Although he grew up with an impairment, sports were still a way Steve could interact with his able-bodied friends. Searching for an athletic outlet in high school, he signed up for wheelchair basketball and fell in love with the sport.
“The biggest surprise is how much space my Avalon has to accommodate both my everyday wheelchair and my basketball wheelchair.”
"My Avalon looks so sleek and modern. I love driving a hybrid because of the environmental aspect as well."