Mark Whitson, Private First Class, U.S. Army (RET)

Mark was injured while stationed in Georgia resulting in the amputation of his leg above the knee. Mark started his adaptive sports journey at a cycling clinic through his local VA and that opened the doors to more opportunities. Since then, he has participated in many adaptive sports programs and events with Move United Warfighters like scuba diving, cycling, and alpine skiing and has trained to be a volunteer ski bike instructor at Move United Member Organization Adaptive Sports Program of New Mexico.  Mark received his B.A in Psychology with a Minor in Sociology from the University of New Mexico. He still resides in the state with his wife where he lives by his motto, “never quit livin’.”.