Jim Rogers

Original hometown: Hamden, CT

Current hometown: Chattanooga, TN

Employer: Pinnacle Orthotic and Prosthetic Services

Position/title: Clinic Manager

Veteran status and Branch of service:  N/A

Any military/veteran connection or are you riding in honor of a military member/veteran?

JR:  Lt. Zachary Cavitt, USN, Ret. (my son in law)

How long have you been physically challenged?

JR:  N/A (My wife would argue since birth)

Mode of ambulation? (wheelchair, cane/crutches, prosthetic)

Paralympic or other medals for cycling, etc. N/A

Personal reason for making the ride?

JR:  We ride because we can, in honor of those who serve and Zac Cavitt.

Message to others with physical challenges about the benefits of participation in Adaptive Sports.

JR:  If you think you can’t do it, and you don’t try, you’re right! There is nothing you can’t do if you try. Adaptive sports reconnect you to the great outdoors and provide fellowship with others and allow you to challenge yourself.

Jim Rogers, left, with his son, Jason Rogers.
Jim Rogers, left, with his son, Jason Rogers.