'Amputee adventure club': Skateboarding friends find new life after losing limbs

Sam Sellie is a Courage Kenny client. Photo is by Colin Michael Simmons

[City Pages, May 04, 2016] On a spring afternoon, Walton skate park is a brutal wash of white, a valley of scuffed concrete and sheet metal fixed in the shadow of the Oakdale police station.

Lanky young men in their 20s with bruised knees and banged-up boards—the reigning generation of neighborhood skaters who own this humble place—line the cramped plateau of a quarter pipe.

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