Micro-moments

13 Apr

By Jessica Silk I never truly grasped how difficult swimming through five hundred meters underwater is with a missing a leg until that moment. From my peripheral view of my mask, I could see the stream of bubbles coming from my Veteran’s regulator as if he were a steam engine chugging away at full speed […]

In the News: Combat-wounded vets successfully climb one of world’s highest mountains

31 Mar

TARPON SPRINGS (FOX 13) – A special team of wounded veterans has notched another achievement. Members of the Combat Wounded Veterans Challenge reached the summit of Aconcagua, one of the highest mountains in the world. “It was a desert-type climate and it was straight up,” says wounded veteran Pete Quintanilla describing the mountain in Argentina. […]

In the news: Studio 10

02 Mar

This morning our Aconcagua Team members, Billy Costello, Pete Quintanilla, Josh Waisanen and Bryan Weideman appeared on the WTSP-TV Studio10 show.  They talked about the climb, the conditions and the medical studies being conducted while making the ascent. Show host Roxanne Wilder led the discussion and the guys did a great job representing CWVC.  If […]