ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The 2010 diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, changed the course of Douglas Schneebeck’s life, but it did not diminish his passion for life.
As the degenerative disease progressed, Schneebeck, a lawyer at the Modrall law firm, continued to ride bicycles competitively, switching to specially configured cycles and winning paralympic medals in Montreal, Rome and Prague. He also won a 2013 U.S. national championship.
Neither was Schneebeck’s sense of humor diminished.
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