Michael Byrnes is a 64 year-old husband, father, father-in-law and grandfather. Mike, a retired software engineer who lives in NJ, suffered a spinal cord injury at 59 leaving him paralyzed on the left side of his body.
David Guinivere, 61, has muscular dystrophy, a disease that has affected his legs, core, and arms. David was diagnosed 28 years ago and is a retired software engineer.
Peter Hersh, age, 64, is currently the Director at the Cornea and Laser Eye Institute. Dr. Hersh is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Division at Rutgers Medical School, and Visiting Research Collaborator at Princeton University. At Princeton, he works with the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering investigating new laser applications to eye surgery. Peter was introduced to the VeloChair after suffering from an injury in a bicycling accident.