Jon is diagnosed with Down syndrome. Jon had never been able to ride a two-wheeler prior to coming to our adapted bike program at Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park CA, in 2002. Laura Harper, APE (Adapted Physical Educator), is getting her workout keeping up with John. When Jon first realized that he had ridden a bike, he jumped off at the end of this ride and did a victory dance including spinning around and spiking his helmet — as if he had just scored the winning touchdown in the Super-Bowl! Jon’s smile is his way of telling the entire word — “Look at me! I’m a regular guy and I can ride a bike!”

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