American disability, human rights advocate makes history at South Africa’s Comrades Marathon

History was made last month when Jean Marie Altomari became the first self-propelled, wheelchair athlete to complete the world’s greatest ultra-marathon, South Africa’s storied Comrades Marathon. “I stuck with it,” said Altomari, a Pennsylvania State Trooper that suffered a spinal-cord injury in 2010, leaving her paralyzed from the waist down. “It was so much more amazing than I … Continue reading American disability, human rights advocate makes history at South Africa’s Comrades Marathon