Cuban champion is cycling across Israel with message for disabled youth
Damian Lopez Alfonso arrives in Israel with a mission, as he joins a charity ride with a Jerusalem hospital: Get up when you are down and don't let disability define you.
As a child, Damian Lopez Alfonso was into street biking. A neighborhood champion in his native Cuba, he beat everyone in the local races, even the older boys. Then, at age 13, a freak accident changed his life forever. It was a sunny day and Alfonso was out near his Havana home with friends, when the kite they were flying got stuck in a power line. He shimmied up the post, and, with a...
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