Gaza adaptive athletes find hope on two wheels with Paris Paralympics on the horizon

A Palestinian paracycling team based in war-torn Gaza now uses its bikes to transport food and supplies to local neighborhoods while keeping the Paralympic dream alive

Gaza Sunbirds
(Image credit: Mohammaed Dahman)

The headlines have been inescapable over the past six months: the war between Israel and Palestine is one of the most globally divisive events in recent years.

Despite the political unrest between leaders of Israel and Palestine, the civilians of each country have found ways to remain hopeful for peace and a return to normalcy and security in their respective homelands. 

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Kristin Jenny
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Kristin Jenny is an elite triathlete based near Boulder, Colorado. Although most of her time is spent in aerobars somewhere in the mountains, she finds time to enjoy eating decadent desserts, hiking with her husband and dog, and a good true crime podcast.