Courtesy of: Norman Transcript
By Clay Horning Transcript Sports Editor | Posted 1 week ago
Jeanne Keller, 61, may never be mistaken for an athlete and may not have been one even before the stroke she suffered five years ago that continues to paralyze the right half of her body. On the other hand, Saturday, a stone’s throw from the Lake Thunderbird BoatHouse, she got herself in a kayak for the first time.
“It was awesome,” she said. “We stayed out for half an hour.”
Primarily with children and young people in mind, the Greater Oklahoma Disabled Sports Association exists to revitalize lives and Saturday hosted “WATERFEST,” an event designed to introduce the physically challenged to water sports.
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