A national bicycle tour raising money and awareness for Americans with disabilities stops in Nevada Tuesday and Wednesday.
Inspired by sister, Prairie Valley native will bike across country in support of those with disabilities
As Rockhurst High School graduate and Prairie Village native Jim Brazeal, Eta Chi (Texas Christian), went through the fraternity rush process at Texas Christian University last fall, something captured his interest while talking with a member of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.
The idea of cycling 3,705 miles from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., might sound like a pipe dream.
Nick Horning Beta Iota (Toledo), Nick Fausnight, Alpha Nu (Ohio State) and Ryan Brown, Iota Pi (Dayton), will join 97 other college students over the next several weeks in a cross-country journey designed to send a message of hope to people with disabilities.
Days away from beginning a 3,629-mile journey across the United States, Joshua Velasquez, Alpha Theta (Michigan State), describes himself as "an ordinary person doing something amazing."
Cheers rang out as the Gear Up Florida team finished the last leg of its 890 mile trek from Miami to the Old Capital building Saturday afternoon.
On Sunday, May 11, 2014, Gear Up Florida team with kickoff from Miami, Florida and make their way 800 miles to the state Capitol in Tallahassee over the course of two weeks.