Kessler Foundation’s 10th Annual Stroll ‘N Roll was different than any other year’s…and it wasn’t just the cooler weather. More than 300 people gathered to stroll, roll, run, or race a 5K or 8K around Branch Brook Park in Newark, NJ, on the brisk morning of October 16th. Guests were also treated to a glimpse into the future when they saw demonstrations of Ekso. All of the special guests watched in amazement, including actor and disability advocate Daryl “Chill” Mitchell, injured Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand, NJ Asw. Mila Jasey, and NJ Asm. Thomas Giblin.
Made by Ekso Bionics, Ekso is a wearable, robotic, battery-powered exoskeleton that allows wheelchair users to stand and walk. Amanda Boxtel, an ambassador of Ekso Bionics, transferred out of her