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Thursday, August 07, 2008

Lose the Training Wheels

Last week Nash completed a week of Lose the Training Wheels bike camp. He did so well! He is off training wheels (we were using the Fat Wheels which are great but not good to transition to two wheels). He is not 100% riding on his own, but is so much more confident. We use the handle on his two wheel bike and he is riding for about 20 feet at a time by himself. Whoo hoo! Next summer he will be 8 years old and I bet he is riding solo...we shall see!

And we got to see Kerri and Merry and family there too who traveled all the way from Canada!

Here are some pics. I highly recommend this camp! Thank you to all the volunteers, Easter Seals and Rainbows End for sponsoring.

5 comments:

jessica said...

YAY! Way to go Dude!!

AZ Chapman said...

Jan

I saw this camp online last week. In fact I blogged about it on Tuesday. I am soo glad that nash and your family had fun. Is he doing it next year? If so maybe we can do it together.

Shannon @ Gabi's World said...

WTG Nash!

Mauzy said...

Oh AZ we would love for you to come next year as I am sure we will do it again. Nash is doing great but still needs support.

Keep ya posted!

Kari said...

This is awesome Jan. I hope I can find something like this for T when the time comes! YAY Nash!