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Getting around as fast as I possibly can in a world where I might not be so fast on my feet and helping others reach their greatest potential!
Being able to put the same into the world as you expect to receive out of it. As a single mother having the ability to provide for my two daughters and show them that life can have many, many outcomes. Attitude is everything!
WHAT TRUE SUCCESS MEANS
Success comes in so many shapes and forms. Personally, the success I’ve enjoyed recently is the fit of a great socket that stays put during a long race, the smell of the race fuel early on race day, and a new foot that lets you ride longer than EVER before! The ability to live on my own, load my own bike in my truck and start school again after it’s been so long are all triumphs for me.
A few words from Kolleen:
“I’d love to show people that there are ways to help them achieve their leg goals. Success comes in so many shapes and forms, you cannot have success without first working hard and giving it your all.”
In October of 2008, Kolleen Conger suffered an event that could have been career ruining for many athletes. While riding she didn’t make a 90 foot double, a motocross jump, and shattered both of her ankles in the resulting crash. This in itself may have been the end for many people, but Kolleen kept pushing forward.
She went through 5 years of painful rehabilitation to fix her ankles, including getting her left ankle fused, but still was not happy with the pain she was feeling and the amount of time she was spending on the couch. As a very outdoorsy person, just sitting on the couch was not something she wanted to spend her life doing. She considered getting her right ankle fused as well but realized that getting it amputated was the more sensible decision and the best way for her to get back to what she loved most: riding…(read more)