current events en Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Skater and Cyclist <p>Just noticed a couple of reports that give a new angle to the story of US Representative Gabrielle Giffords and her long road to recovery after nearly being assasinated on January 8th. One is that she is a very active inline skater as it turns out. According to this <a href="">local news story about Rep. Giffords's progress</a>. she was regularly seen skating the asphalt loop around Reid Park in Tucson.</p><blockquote><p>Supporters have become accustomed to a “miracle every 48 hours,” said Michael McNulty, Giffords’ perennial campaign chairman.</p> <p>“The rhetorical problem is that the doctors always say: ‘Given what she’s been through, she’s doing wonderfully.’ That’s kind of like saying ‘They’re going to China, and given that they have to walk, they’re doing great.’</p></blockquote><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2011 United States of America (USA) Arizona (AZ) brain injuries current events Gabrielle Giffords inline skating roadcycling roadskating Tucson AZ US House of Representatives North America Wed, 19 Jan 2011 18:57:13 +0000 timv 1306 at