Chris Shrewsbury (Rolling Thunder Cosplay) has been Panelist, Guest, and Staff at conventions for 30 years.
Studying at Liberty University, he became a nationally certified sign language interpreter, working in entertainment, education, and public service. He's also taught hearing and hearing-impaired students at pre-school through university levels.
Recently Chris has developed a severe neurological condition affecting strength, balance, and pain levels, and now spends increasing amounts of time wheelchair-bound. As a tirelessly vocal advocate and encourager of the disabled, many of his cosplays incorporate his disability, such as his detailed mobile replica of the TARDIS built around his wheelchair, earning first prize in the Doctor Who division at NC Comicon.
Chris is an avid convention guest, panelist, writer, prop fabricator, costume judge, and is Accessibility Coordinator at Animazement. His boundless sense of humor and genuine love for all things geek make him a very popular con Guest and Panelist.