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Optimism Race for PD October 10, 2015

We had a great time participating in the Optimism Race for Parkinson's at Midwestern University on October 10, 2015. Thank you my friends from Knight Transportation that came out. I love you all!

Ride the Rockies 2015 Denver Post Article

Davis Phinney Foundation cyclist with Parkinson's finds hope in Ride the Rockies POSTED:   07/01/2015 11:50:30 AM MDTADD A COMMENT|UPDATED:   8 DAYS AGO
HOTCHKISS, CO - JUNE 15: Ride the Rockies kicked off stage two of seven with a 98-mile bike ride from Grand Junction to Hotchkiss on Monday June 15, 2015. (Photo by Callaghan O'Hare/The Denver Post) (Callaghan O'Hare) Riders with the Davis Phinney Foundation ride during the 97-mile route from Grand Junction to Hotchkiss on Monday, June 15, 2015. (Callaghan O'Hare, The Denver Post) CRESTED BUTTE — Carl Ames still remembers what his doctor told him in 2008 when he diagnosed him with Parkinson's Disease. "I remember I was told it wasn't a death sentence -- it was more of a life sentence," said Ames, an operations manger for a trucking company who lives in Phoenix and was diagnosed in 2008. "It was awesome to know that as many chronic illnesses as you can deal with, this is one that you can live wit…

Ride the Rockies 2015!

My recent Ride the Rockies cycling trip with the Davis Phinney Foundation was a most rewarding event which I am so very grateful that I got the opportunity to participate in. It was indeed a challenging ride. I went in knowing that I would not ride every mile. My longest day was a 70 miler! I was pretty excited and tired about accomplishing that. It was great to be with the team representing the DPF and made some new friendships and well as able to be with friendships already strong.

Baehr Challenge 2015

A great day of fun with the family as we had the opportunity to participate in the 2015 Baehr Challenge!

Ride The Rockies!

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The Baehr Challenge! April 11, 2015

Come out and participate in the 6th Annual Baehr Challenge, April 11, 2015
A family friendly 5K Run and Obstacle course
Pancake breakfast, silent auction, food, fun, health and fitness booths, live music
Proceeds benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month

I want to take the opportunity to express special gratitude to my wonderful wife, Leisa, for her strength, love, and support that that she gives to me and our family. She is a beautiful woman who I greatly love and appreciate. A medal of honor should be around her neck!

I love you Leisa!

My summer cycling adventure Ride the Rockies for the Davis Phinney Foundation


Having fun as Cupid for work Valentines 2015