Norton six-year-old gets to ride a bike, thanks to biomed students, engineers

NORTON, Ohio - A six-year-old boy can now ride a bicycle just like his friends. It's all thanks to students at the University of Akron and a group of dedicated professionals.

Wesley Radebaugh was born with a rare genetic condition called spinocerebellar ataxia, type 29. It affects his motor skills and he uses braces and a walker for short distances. He needs a wheelchair for longer trips.

Wesley always wanted to ride a bike but was unable to, until now.

The Summit County Developmental...

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