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Forward Motion Events Announces Melissa Stockwell as one of the Women Contributors for Unique Women’s Winter Experience

December 21, 2020

Forward Motion Events announced today Melissa Stockwell, U.S. Army Veteran, Paralympic triathlete and author will be one of the many women contributing to the one-of-a-kind The Women’s Winter Experience.

Melissa will be a guest on Wednesday January 27 where she will share her story of tragedy to triumph.  Melissa Stockwell was the first woman to lose a limb in the Iraq War.  Her life story of courage and strength will inspire and encourage the participants to move forward into 2021 with optimism.

Melissa’s book,  “The Power of Choice: My Journey from Wounded Warrior to World Champion”  will be the topic of discussion.  “I am excited to share my story of moving forward with the women in this series.  2020 has been a difficult year for everyone, but we have the power to choose how we will react.  Choosing positivity and optimism will not only help you get through obstacles in your life, it will make you stronger on the other side,” said Melissa.

Melissa will be joined by one of her athletes, Kelly Worrell, in the workshop.  Kelly is an elite athlete on the DARE2TRI team, the 2021 USA Triathlon Foundation Ambassador team powered by Newton Running, and is one of the co-founders of the Swim Bike Run 4 Equality FoundationDARE2TRI is a non-for-profit organization Melissa helped co-found in 2011.   The mission of DARE2TRI is to enhance the lives of individuals with physical disabilities and visual impairments by building confidence, community, health and wellness through swimming, biking, and running.  Swimbikerun4uquality is a foundation dedicated to promoting equality through sport.

“I am so excited to be in the workshop with my coach, Melissa.  Her encouragement and optimism keep me inspired to not only be the best athlete I can be, but to also be the best version of myself every day,” said Kelly.

The Women’s Winter Experience will be held from January 1, 2021-March 31, 2021. If you are looking to stay inspired, be surrounded by positive energy and head into the new year mentally and physically

strong, sign up here at https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/SouthBerwick/WomensWinterExperience Join the conversation on Facebook, Instagram and through the hashtag #womenswinterexperience.

Forward Motion Events

Forward Motion Events is an optimistic philanthropic events company in the North East. Events include the Pumpkinman Triathlon Festival which has won awards from Triathlon Business International for Best Small Race, Most Scenic Course, and Best Beginner’s Race. Forward Motion Events also produces the all-women’s Luna Run as well as Rick’s Run which was created in memory of founder Rachel Martin’s father to benefit Veterans. www.forwardmotionevents.com