A Knight in Shining Armor By Todd Civin
A Knight in Shining Armor is the second in the Where There's a Wheel, There's a Way Book series about and featuring the Kyle Pease Foundation. A Knight in Shining Armor tells the inspiring story of KPF athlete Justin Knight, a long time member of the organization, who has competed in dozens of races, marathons and triathlons. Justin has even achieved Ironman status despite being born with Cerebral Palsy. Knight, who goes by the nickname of J-dude is known for his enthusiasm and his infectious personality.
A Knight in Shining Armor is a colorful, well illustrated children's book that tells the inspirational story of the life of this triathlete and Ironman. Written by Todd Civin and illustrated by Jason Boucher, the book is told with a medieval style featuring J-dude as Sir Justin Knight.
Like J-dude, Kyle Pease the founder of The Kyle Pease Foundation was born with cerebral palsy and despite spending his life seated in a wheelchair with limited use of his arms, Kyle lives a life filled with much enjoyment and an endless string of personal victories. His children's book, "Where There's a Wheel, There's a Way" shares Kyle's story taking us from elementary school student, to high school basketball team manager to competitive athlete and even to Ironman and founder of a non-profit organization, The Kyle Pease Foundation.
With the help of his older brother, Brent, Kyle competes in athletic competitions and has twice completed the 140.6 mile Ironman competition. Pease is a college graduate from Kennesaw State University, holds down four jobs and is founder of the Kyle Pease Foundation.
The purpose of the Kyle Pease Foundation (KPF) is to create awareness and raise funds to promote success for persons with disabilities by providing assistance to meet their individual needs through sports. Programs may include scholarship opportunities, purchasing of medical equipment or adaptive sports equipment for others or contributing to other organizations that provide similar assistance to disabled persons as well as participating in educational campaigns to create awareness about Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities.
KPF will provide these services directly to individuals as well as to partner with other existing non-profit organizations to achieve these goals. Direct benefits will be limited to persons with disabilities who need adaptive sports equipment, mobility devices or medical care.
Learn more about J-dude, Brent, Kyle and all the athletes of KPF at www.kylepeasefoundation.org