31 Mar '13, 12pm

Snowmobile therapy: Disabled #veterans hit trails, mountains.

Snowmobile therapy: Disabled #veterans hit trails, mountains.

Chris Tschida of Meridian lost a hand and sustained other injuries in Iraq, but it didn't stop him from learning to ride a snowmobile at the Disabled Veterans Snowmobile Ride on March 7 near McCall, Idaho. Roger Phillips/Idaho Statesman BOISE, Idaho — They came to ride and reconnect, and easily mixed with the dozens of volunteers who helped coordinate the inaugural Disabled Veterans Snowmobile Ride. Many of the 13 wounded veterans who participated had never ridden a snowmobile, including Chris Tschida of Meridian, who lost a hand and sustained other injuries when an insurgent tossed two grenades into his tank in Iraq. Tschida wears a prosthetic hook on his left arm, but it didn’t stop him from joining his fellow veterans and trying out snowmobiling. “I’m trying to see how far I can go,” he said. Tschida and his fellow veterans are all at least 50 percent disabled from comb...

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