Media coverage of paralyzed US Army veteran and Boot Campaign Ambassador Ricky Raley’s 1500 mile handcycle journey from New York City to Florida to raise $150,000 and awareness about invisible wounds of war such as PTSD and TBI.


Veteran with paralysis hand cycles from NYC to Pinellas Park

August 25, 2018 – PINELLAS PARK, Fla.- Mariah Harrison | Fox 13 News

Paralyzed veteran on 1,500-mile handcycling journey to raise awareness on mental health

August 20, 2018 – NEW YORK CITY –  Lucia I. Suarez Sang | Fox News

Paralyzed vet Ricky Raley hand-cycles 1500 miles to raise mental health awareness for veterans

AUGUST 15, 2018 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bob Barnard: Courtesy of FOX5 DC 

 – Paralyzed U.S. army veteran Ricky Raley is hand-cyclng from New York City to Florida (over 1500 miles!) to raise awareness about mental health issue suffered by military vets.

Raley served in Operation Iraqi Freedom where he suffered a traumatic brain injury. After returning home, Raley was in a near-fatal traffic accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down.
Raley is riding in support of the Boot Campaign which promotes health and wellness for service members of all generations. Since its start in 2011, the Boot Campaign has raised more than $19 million for veterans.

Paralyzed veteran embarks on 1,500-mile handcycle journey to raise mental health awareness

AUGUST 16, 2018 – HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Margaraet Kavanagh: Courtesy WTKR

Veteran who hasn’t walked in 9 years bikes the east coast to raise money

AUGUST 17, 2018 – VIRGINIA BEACH – Brett Hall: Courtesy WAVY10

Paralyzed veteran raising awareness for soldiers battling invisible wounds through handcycling trek

AUGUST 8, 2018 – VIRGINIA BEACH – Brheanna Berry: Courtesy of WTKR CBS News3

Cyclist wants 1,500 mile ride to be ‘lighthouse beam’ for isolated fellow veterans

JULY 23, 2018 – INDIANAPOLIS – Dave Calabro: Courtesy of  WTHR NBC 13

Veteran paralyzed in car crash handcycles 1,500 miles for charity

JULY 17, 2018 – INDIANAPOLIS: Courtesy FOX59

Lending a helping hand: Westfield man to handcycle to raise funds for veterans



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