The Ski's No Limit

Burk, Rachelle
January 2008
Scholastic Scope;1/7/2008, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p14
The article presents information about several handicapped skiers including Isabel Bohn, Ryan Kerr and Ben Vercellone.


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