Twila Adams

From 1980 to 1991, Twila Adams served in the U.S. Army, which included active duty in Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Two years later, with a manicurist and instructor license under her belt, she provided mobile nail care services to seniors and those with disabilities who had been confined to their homes. She’s now happily retired after 27 years of owning the business, Holistic Nail Care Services.

  • Categories: Athletes
  • Disability: Manual wheelchair user , Quadriplegic
  • Gender: Female
  • Country: United States
In 1994, after an automobile accident paralyzed her from the neck down, Twila fought to regain some normalcy in her life, despite the gloomy prognosis. Eight years later, Twila beat all odds, becoming an adaptive athlete in 2002. Today, she continues to travel across the country, competing in several wheelchair sports. Twila also serves on several local and national veteran organization boards and committees, and still finds times to inspire audiences as a motivational speaker.
Most recent 2019 Spirit of the Games (National Veteran Wheelchair Games NVWG). Won several medals over the past 13 yrs competing at the NVWG.
Degrees & Certifications
Licensed Manicurist Licensed Instructor Certified Reiki Therapist WIST Broadcasting School Third class Broadcasting License
Internet, Appearances, Editorial Print, Theater, Radio, Public Speaking
Cane, Manual wheelchair, Scooter, Hand cycle / recumbent, Other Sports chair
Cycling / Handcycling, Field, Fitness, Weightlifting, Yoga



  • Twila Adams
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