(AmmoLand.com) Tucson, AZ – Joseph Hosmer, President, Safari Club International Foundation, announced that on Friday, February 5, 2016 two remarkable hunters were awarded the SCI Foundation Pathfinder Award. A Pathfinder is “one that finds a way or finds a new route”.
SCI Foundation Pathfinders are people who are faced with challenges in life that causes them to find new ways to live and to overcome the challenge of being engaged in outdoor activities. These hunters also give of their time to help their community and promote hunting for other disabled hunters.
This year’s Pathfinder Award winners are Monica Kamal of Madison, Wisconsin and Kirk Thomas from Winterville, Georgia.
Monica Kamal has only hunted as a disabled person. While volunteering for one of her son’s school field trips to a local ski hill, she tried to avoid a collision. Her skis caught the side of the run causing her to lose balance, fall and slide into a tree. The accident caused a spinal cord injury paralyzing her at mid-chest. Monica is the founding member of Madison Spinal Cord, Inc. In 2013, she started the Access Ability Wisconsin, an organization dedicated to facilitating …Read the Rest