Survivor Africa winner and cancer survivor Ethan Zohn recently announced that after 20 months in remission from Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his cancer has returned. Both Ethan and his girl (fellow Survivor winner) Jenna Morasca, have lost parents to cancer. And both recently attended the CNN Heroes Awards…
And yet this morning, after blogging about celebrities, athletes and charities for over eight years, I read a quote from Ethan Zohn that wins Athlebrities all-time ‘most irresponsible quote’ ever award. Continue reading
New TV Series Debuts with ‘Life Roll’s On’ in the Spotlight
ABC’s new show, ‘Everyday Health,’ premiered today with its inaugural episode highlighting one of Athlebrities favorite organizations, ‘Life Rolls On.”
Life Rolls On, a subsidiary of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, is dedicated to improving the quality of life for young people affected by spinal cord injury and utilizes action sports as a platform to inspire infinite possibilities despite paralysis…founded by Jesse Billauer, this inspiring organization has a long list of celebrity supporters including Jason Mraz, Jason Lewis, Ben Harper, Jack Johnson, Kelly Slater, Rob Machado, 90% of the worlds pro-surfers and 100% of the surf industry.
Co-hosted by Laila Ali, Ethan Zohn, and Jenna Morasca, ‘Everyday Health’ is a weekly program that brings you inspiring stories of people who’ve been affected by a health crisis and who are now ‘paying it forward,’ delivering a message of hope and healing to others with that condition.
- Whether it’s surprising a cheerleading squad for children with disabilities with an appearance from one of their celebrity idols, or coordinating a Flash Mob to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis, the ‘Everyday Health’ team is there to make these dreams come true — and to celebrate the amazing strength of the human spirit. ‘Everyday Health’ helps you feel good — and feel better — every day.
Check out this ‘Life Rolls On’, video, if it doesn’t inspire you or tug at your heartstrings, then you’re on the wrong blog.
Big congratulations and a massive hug to Jesse and his amazing LRO staff for getting the recognition they deserve. You continue to inspire and improve the quality of life for those with disabilities and we here at Athlebrities are proud to call you a friend.
As always, thanks for reading~