Push Girls: If You Can't Stand Up, Stand Out

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The cast of 'Push Girls,' from left to right: Mia Schaikewitz, Auti Angel, Angela Rockwood, and Tiphany Adams. The cast of 'Push Girls,' from left to right: Mia Schaikewitz, Auti Angel, Angela Rockwood, and Tiphany Adams. (Sundance Channel)

Reality television tells a million stories, of bachelorettes, adventurers, singers, dancers, family planning, and friends for life. In some cases, reality shows tell all these stories at the same time. That’s certainly the case with the new Sundance series “Push Girls.” But there is one thing that’s a little different about this series…all four women highlighted in the show are paralyzed from the neck down. Two of the stars of "Push Girls" -  Angela Rockwood and Tiphany Adams - tell us more about themselves and the show. 

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer and Jillian Weinberger

Comments [2]

Lisa from

I have a loong email i would like to send...bit, I will keep this one short by first sayimg adnshouting put a BIG THANK YOUFOR sharing your lives with the world. I have read some of the comments and the ones who want to see the 'not so prettyside'...either have NO heart, don't live with someone in a chir Or not in one themeselves! I happen to have liived with someone (off and on)he has the ability to bless(and has)sooo many lives...but, I honestly would prefer not to air any of that at this time....I just want to say THANKK YOU- AND....I actually got him to watch your show the othre day!YAY! He has a tendency(sp?) to 'use his chair to 'get OUT oF doing things...until the last month....either because he has sensed me getting ready to leave or watching your show or both?..I am not sure- he does have schizophrenia too...and we are gettin older and I am not able to jump at his ...but i gave you my email and would love to hear from you! If not YOU JUSTKEEP ON>>KEEPIN ON!!!

Sep. 13 2012 12:18 PM
Tod from Brooklyn

Judging from the photo accompanying this story, it seems clear that the women featured in this program are not paralyzed from the neck down. I assume your copy meant to say that their paralysis is from the waist down.

Jun. 21 2012 04:06 PM

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