Ron Gold

My Bicycle Was Spokeless and I Was Speechless

Ron's bike

We’ve never been great about cleaning out the garage, but we were tackling it early last month when my wife, exasperated again, asked what I wanted to do with the scrappy black garbage bag filled with “my accident stuff.”

Showering is My New Water Sport

I’ve always loved water sports -- swimming, kayaking, water skiing, scuba diving -- but the only water I’m sporting in these days is the shower.

Reuniting with the Trauma Surgeon Who Saved My Life -- Twice

It has been more than 3 years since I’ve seen the trauma surgeon who saved my life -- not once, but twice. In the first few months following the bicycling accident that left me a paraplegic, she was the thread that held it all together.

Even in a Wheelchair, Everyone Wants to Know What Sport I Play

ron at home

From the moment I arrived at the rehab hospital to learn how to live with paralysis, people were asking me what sort of adaptive sport I’d get involved in. Though it seemed like a given to everyone else, for me it was anything but.

Four Years Later, I No Longer Feel There is No Future

This Thanksgiving weekend marked the 4th anniversary of my near-death accident when an out-of-control SUV with a sleeping driver barreled into my bicycle.

Thinking About Dad

This Father’s Day will be the second without my father following his passing last May. Like most children who have lost a parent, I think of him frequently.

Video: Founder Ron Gold Walks For The First Time in 3 Years

Ron Gold, founder and CEO of LeanOnWe, a paraplegic after an out-of-control SUV rammed into his bicycle three years ago, stunned the crowd at our company’s launch party when he walked for the first time since his accident.

How I “Walked” Across the Stage

I amazed the crowd at Sunday’s LeanOnWe Launch Party when I came onto the stage “walking” after 3 ½ years in a wheelchair.

LeanOnWe Launch Party Recap: Part I

My friend and partner Ron Gold, a paraplegic after an out-of-control SUV rammed into his bicycle three years ago, stunned the crowd at our company’s launch party last night when he “WALKED” across the stage.

Every Morning I Need A Caregiver

I can’t get out of bed in the morning by myself — and that’s how LeanOnWe came to be.

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