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Fulton cancer survivor summits Africa’s highest mountain

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — It is an emotional homecoming for Tim Conners and his dad that has been years in the making. “Just to be there seven years ago and him to tell me you have cancer to us standing on the highest mountain on the top of Africa. What a journey,” Conners said. Loved ones, […]

He lost his sight to cancer, but not his vision of a full life

When Tim Conners collected his wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation in 2012 at the age of 18, he was blind from childhood leukemia that had spread to his optic nerve and craving inspiration to transcend his disability. A football player and wrestler who’d never been an outdoorsman, he asked to meet Erik Weihenmayer, the first […]

He Lost His Sight to Cancer, But Not His Vision of a Full Life

When Tim Conners collected his wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation in 2012 at the age of 18, he was blind from childhood leukemia that had spread to his optic nerve. A football player and wrestler who’d never been an outdoorsman, he asked to meet Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind person to climb the Seven Summits […]

Hundreds of Athletes Participate in Oswego County Olympiad Invitational

The John C. Birdlebough track and field area was bustling with excitement May 11 as dozens of volunteers and hundreds of spectators cheered on athletes in the 2017 Oswego County Olympiad Invitational. More than 450 student-athletes — representing all nine component school districts in the county, as well as the Center for Instruction, Technology & […]

Fulton Native Kicks Off Third Annual Oswego County Olympiad

PHOENIX, NY – Phoenix High School hosted the annual Oswego County Olympiad on Thursday (May 11,) allowing hundreds of exceptional student athletes the chance to participate in friendly track and field competition. I n its third year, 22-year-old Tim Conners of Fulton, who narrowly defeated a life threatening cancer diagnosis as a teenager, kicked off […]

Dinner with a Cause: Fajita Grill Fundraiser Night to Benefit MounTimPossible

FULTON, NY – Looking for something exciting to do on your Spring Break? Come join Tim Conners also known as Tim Possible on Monday, April 17 between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the Fajita Grill in Fulton located at 451 S. Second Street for the MounTimPossible Fundraiser. Ten percent of everything earned that night will go […]

Author Tim Conners Meet & Greet/Book Signing (Thursday, April 6th 5:30-7pm)

It’s Impossbile Until You Do It by Tim Conners is a book that will provide you with the hope and action you need to succeed in your life.  Including Tim’s journey of cancer and blindness, this book provides the reader with Tim’s proven system for succeeding in the face of adversity, and how you can […]

Blind Adventure, Growing Up Fast & Redefining What’s Possible with Tim Conners

What preconceived notions and limiting beliefs are holding you back from dreaming big and living life fully? When was the last time you stepped out of your comfort zone and did something courageous? In this powerful conversation, my friend Tim Conners, will challenge you to see life from a whole new perspective! At the young […]

Recent Graduate and Blind Cancer Survivor Summits Mount Kilimanjaro

After nearly two years of planning, months of training, and countless hours raising funds for charity, Tim Conners was the tallest man on the African continent when he finally stood atop the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro this past weekend. Conners, a member of the Class of 2017, lost his sight from cancer as a teenager, […]

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Graduating Senior, Blind Cancer Survivor to Summit for Charity

Beginning May 26, and each day they’re on Kilimanjaro, Tim and his team will be doing a live video chat at 5 p.m. Tanzanian time (10 a.m. EST). The conversation can be viewed at the K2 Adventures Facebook page. Ascending is just something Tim Conners does, in spite of the obstacle before him. So trekking […]

Mission: Live Life Fully, Make a Difference, and Redefine Possible

With an amazing team of individuals, I am setting off as a blind cancer survivor the day after I graduate from college on May 22nd to climb the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. In the process, my team is working on raising $500,000 for charities and organizations that not only saved my life, but […]

The Joys and Challenges of Adaptive Sports

For most of us, riding a bike, paddling a kayak, or hiking a trail is something we take for granted. But for those with physical or cognitive limitations, engaging in sports can be a challenge. One solution is adaptive sports. On The Point, we talk with sight impaired individuals who have accomplished incredible feats in […]