Ms. Wheelchair North Carolina State Coordinator

Introducing Shannon Chisholm, our new Ms. Wheelchair NC coordinator:   Shannon, a resident of North Carolina, is 44 years old, a wife and mother of two sons.  She was crowned MWNC in 2015. Shannon is also an accomplished Adaptive Athlete.  She enjoys rock climbing, kayaking, hand cycling, and surfing. She also recently completed the Spartan Trifecta, which includes obstacle course races of 5-15 miles with rope climbing, climbing 8- foot walls and spear throwing. 

Shannon lives by the motto, Never Give Up and believes you need to forgive the past and live in the present in order to have a future. She serves as an inspiration to all with her fiery attitude and a willingness to overcome obstacles.  Shannon is an active peer mentor in her area and takes on the challenges of advocacy for her peers in her community.